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

Max Lapshin <>
Wed Apr 18 19:07:28 CEST 2012


How can I test different bare metal devices on EC2?

On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, dmitry kolesnikov wrote:

> 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 < <javascript:;>>
> 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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