[erlang-questions] what is "parallel send"?

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Tue Apr 28 20:16:15 CEST 2009


The case which is referred is a many-to-one interprocess communication 
case, where multiple processes sends to a single process receiver. This 
case has improved performance.

// Björn-Egil
    Erlang/OTP

Amit Murthy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Can someone explain what is meant by "parallel send" in the following 
> line from the R13A release notes?
> 
> "Message passing has been further optimized for parallel execution. 
> Serial message passing is slightly more expensive than before, but 
> parallel send to a common receiver is much cheaper."
> 
> Regards,
>   Amit
> 
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