[erlang-questions] very large distributed implementation?

Roberto Ostinelli <>
Tue Aug 17 12:10:38 CEST 2010


2010/8/16 Miles Fidelman <>:
> Our of somewhat less than academic curiousity, are there any good examples
> of very large distributed systems written in Erlang - specifically systems
> consisting of 100s to 1000s of computing nodes?
>
> I'm looking at several applications along the lines of  and
> distributed.net, that take the background cycles, from very large numbers of
> machines, and turn them into a gridded processing environent.
>
> It strikes me that Erlang should make a very nice platform for such an
> environment.  I wonder if anyone has actually done anything on this scale.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Miles Fidelman
>
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hi miles,

you may find some clues on this topic i opened some time ago:

http://www.erlang.org/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?4:msp:47731

glad to see that this comes up again, hopefully we'll have additional
insights :)

r.


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