[erlang-questions] Concurrency-related optimizations

Richard Carlsson <>
Wed Jan 30 10:21:37 CET 2008


Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> There hasn't been much published about scheduling. The
> old-timers usually just shudder and change the subject
> when anything beyond the existing heuristic scheduler
> with high/medium/low priorities is mentioned :-)
> Actually, there seems to be some OTP experimentation
> behind the scenes (process prio based on message queue
> length?), but little has been published.

Actually, there was the "Towards Hard Real-Time Erlang" paper
at the Erlang Workshop 2007 in Freiburg. Fairly interesting stuff.
(http://www.erlang.se/workshop/2007/)

     /Richard





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