[erlang-questions] scanning the process list every few seconds

Ulf Wiger <>
Sun Nov 2 08:24:21 CET 2008


What information are you after?

With any luck, you can get the information you need without polling
all processes, using erlang:system_monitor/2:

http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erlang.html#erlang:system_monitor-2

BR,
Ulf W

2008/11/2 Joel Reymont <>:
> Is it feasible to scan the process list every few seconds to grab the
> process info? I'm thinking 30-50K processes.
>
> Has anyone done this before?
>
> I'm trying to identify the bottleneck in my poker server and I can't
> think of any other approach.
>
>        Thanks, Joel
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