[erlang-questions] The future of Erlang and BEAM

Miles Fidelman <>
Sat Feb 11 17:09:14 CET 2012

Radek wrote:
> Well, I think it depends. It's true that using default concurrency 
> libraries is quite difficult and error prone but as I said before, 
> thare are others which mimics Erlang approach (and do it well, just 
> looking at numbers).
> But, I'm not sure if it's a good idea to run anything massively 
> concurrent on JVM; that's one of reasons I've started this topic.

The only way to run something massively concurrent on a JVM is to write 
a collection of libraries that would look suspiciously like BEAM.  So 
why bother?

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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