[erlang-questions] Azul Systems - up to 864 cores "optimised for Java"

Tony Finch <>
Thu Nov 20 19:06:25 CET 2008


On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Toby Thain wrote:
>
> Brought back memories of similar-sized Transputer systems, and many
> echoes of the Transputer architecture.

The Azul architecture is shared memory, so not that similar to
transputers. A better comparison would be the SiCortex massively
parallel message passing systems. However both the Azul and SiCortex
systems have lots of MIPS but relatively little IO, so probably aren't
such a great fit for typical Erlang applications.

Tony.
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