[erlang-questions] node.js compared to erlang

Rapsey <>
Sun Oct 3 19:52:26 CEST 2010


On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Pablo Platt <> wrote:

> Hi
>
> I'm using erlang and I love it.
> I'm not trying to create an argument but to better understand the power of
> erlang.
>
> In what areas erlang dominates and what areas will you consider using
> node.js?
> For example, would you consider building something like rabbitmq or
> ejabberd in
> node.js?
> Or maybe you'll use node.js just for a simple single chat room but erlang
> for
> anything complicated than that.
>
> Are there a fundamental differences in performance or stability or use in
> distributed systems?
>
> Ulf Wiger commented on the comparison of erlang and node.js
> and said that erlang solves the problem of non blocking functions which
> might be
> very hard for other languages.
> http://journal.dedasys.com/2010/04/29/erlang-vs-node-js
>
> Thanks
>
> If you're proficient in Erlang, I don't see a single advantage in using
node.js for anything.


Sergej

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