[erlang-questions] This seems an unfair benchmark

Zac Brown <>
Fri Sep 7 01:26:27 CEST 2007

Thats the idea. If one is to scale a system across a network, then
you'll see performance increase, not to mention code complexity will
roughly increase linearly (in my experience) with erlang and
exponentially with traditionally imperative languages like C++ or Java.


Hugh Perkins wrote:
> On 9/7/07, Zac Brown <> wrote:
>>  I think I'm less irritated with the inaccurate results than I am with the
>> fact that "method invocation" has suddenly become equivalent to
>> multi-threading/parallel execution.
>>  Odd how simple it is to bend our tests to our whim eh?
> Presumably the issue is that the tests were on a single-core system,
> where true threading doesnt give any speed advantage?
> If one tested on a 64-core system, presumably the Erlang solution
> would be obviously better, and the other solutions would need to use
> threading too to get somewhere close?
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