[erlang-questions] ERL_MAX_ETS_TABLES

Claes Wikstrom <>
Mon Jun 29 22:39:49 CEST 2009


Evans, Matthew wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I know the default for this is 1400, based on this information:
> 
> http://erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/advanced.html
> 
> The issue is I want to have many more tables. Effectively I have an application that has 1 ETS table per process, but many processes.
> 
> What (other than memory) are the implications of too many tables (I'm looking at 5000 processes max)?
> 

If you have the memory - upping this to 5000 shouldn't be any problems at all.

/klacke


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