[erlang-questions] Concurrent processes on multi-core platforms with lots of chatter

Håkan Mattsson <>
Tue Dec 1 11:02:31 CET 2009

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:49 AM, Robert Virding <> wrote:
> Another solution would be to use the existing process groups as these are
> not really used very much today. A process group is defined as all the
> processes which have the same group leader. It is possible to change group
> leader. Maybe the VM could try to migrate processes to the same core as
> their group leader.

This would not work so well together with the application concept, as processes
in an application has the application master as group leader. Your suggestion
would imply that all processes in an application would be migrated to the same


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