[erlang-questions] very large networks of erlang nodes?
Thu Feb 16 19:40:44 CET 2012
Now that is cool!
Ulf Wiger wrote:
> It should be noted that there is an ongoing EU-funded research project
> which aims to address the limits of the current fully-connected approach.
> The high-level goal is to figure out how to build clusters of up to
> 10^5 cores. We envision having to improve both SMP scalability (beyond
> 100 cores per node) and Distributed Erlang scalability (more than 1000
> nodes), and offer powerful and fault-tolerant standard libraries for
> high productivity. One factor that speaks for Erlang in this realm is
> that MTTCF (mean time to core failure) for a cluster of that many
> cores, given current technology, could be less than an hour. This
> necessitates a solution that can handle partial failure.
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