[erlang-questions] On a positive Erlang performance note...
Fri Nov 21 19:14:46 CET 2008
Edwin Fine wrote:
> Ok, then, it's attached. I did a double check, and the HiPE-related
> speedup was a bit less than 10x; it was 7-8x, in line with your previous
> experiences. It's still a really good speedup (big difference between an
> hour of run-time and 8 minutes!)
> The really significant thing is the combination of HiPE and parallelism:
> a 29x speedup over sequential BEAM. If I had more processors ("only" 4),
> it would be even better.
I might give it a try on a 16 core machine next week and see what
happens. You may want to put the data file on the web somewhere.
> I'm sure you can find ways to improve the
> program; if so, I'd appreciate seeing the changes to learn better Erlang.
> Edwin Fine.
> PS Kostis, I see you have an email address in Greece. Do you perhaps
> know or know of my friend Diomidis Spinellis from the U of Athens? He's
> a very smart, great guy.
Yes, I know Diomidis (btw, he is from the Univ. of Economics & Business,
not to be confused with the Univ. of Athens). And yes, Athens Greece is
known for producing very smart, great guys ;-)
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