[erlang-questions] Process migration/ Process state extraction/ injection

Anders Nygren <>
Tue Jul 31 16:31:53 CEST 2012


This is not exactly what You are asking about but take a look at
distributed applications in the documentation,
http://www.erlang.org/doc/design_principles/distributed_applications.html

Also check the archives for "takeover", there has been some
discussions in the past about this that I think can be helpful for
You.

/Anders

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Tyron Zerafa <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>    Does Erlang support process migration? Meaning, is there a way in which I
> can stop a running process (A) on one node and resume it on another
> completely different node?
> If this is not supported, one way to go around it is to extract the process
> state before suspending it and somehow inject it into the new process on the
> remote node. Does Erlang provide such functionality?
>
> Any tips and suggestions on how one can extract/ inject the process state
> from/ into processes?
>
> - Thanks in advance
>
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