[erlang-questions] Erlang multicore on AMD: 24 cores (48 pseudocores)

dmitry kolesnikov <>
Wed Apr 18 15:33:35 CEST 2012

I would go with horizontal scalability unless you have a strickt
hosting requirement. 6 node approach gives better redundancy and you
can try you setup on EC2 before any serious investments.

Actually you can try both options on EC2.

Best Regards,
Dmitry >-|-|-*>

On 18.4.2012, at 12.16, Max Lapshin <> wrote:

> Hi.
> I have a computing task, which can be parallelized into 50 independent tasks.
> I want to buy an 24 core Opteron-based computer for this and I want to
> understand, if erlang will be able to use all these
> cores effectively. This task is launched as 50 independent processes
> that just work with their private set of data.
> Maybe it is better to buy 6 computers with 4-core intel core i5, or
> better to test?
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