[erlang-questions] Millions of processes?
Wed Sep 24 00:23:26 CEST 2008
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 07:09:30PM +0200, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
} In the Linux kernel FAQ, the philosophy on threads is
} explained thus:
} "Avoid the temptation to create large numbers of threads in your
} application. Threads should only be used to take advantage of multiple
} processors or for specialised applications (i.e. low-latency real-time),
} not as a way of avoiding programmer effort (writing a state machine or
} an event callback system is quite easy).
Contrast that to the Erlang Programming Rules and Conventions:
5.4 Assign exactly one parallel process to each true concurrent
activity in the system
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