[erlang-questions] Erlang and OCaml

Prashanth Mundkur <>
Fri Jun 1 21:23:08 CEST 2012


Peter Mechlenborg wrote:

> Hi all
> 
> Do any of you have experience with combining Erlang and OCaml?
> 
> I think this could be a great match, Erlang for coordination and fault
> tolerance and OCaml for number crunching, but I have only found
> http://code.google.com/p/erlocaml/ searching, and this project seems
> dead...?

A different style of combining Erlang and OCaml is supported by
Disco[1], a map-reduce style framework for clustered computing.  The
cluster management and job scheduling is done by Erlang, and the
actual data processing can be done in OCaml[2].

[1] http://discoproject.org/
[2] https://github.com/discoproject/odisco

--prashanth



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