[erlang-questions] Erlang is the best choice for building commercial application servers

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Sun Mar 11 21:43:45 CET 2012


simple answer: because erlang was not invented in U. S.  thought it is a
great language.
On Mar 11, 2012 10:09 AM, "Shahrdad Shadab" <> wrote:

> When I was learning Erlang and understanding its capabilities I really
> cannot find a satisfactory answer to the question that
> why in North America companies like former BEA, former Sun, Oracle , ...
> use Java to build commercial application servers instead of Erlang?
> From technical perspective such decision doesn't make any sense to me for
> following reasons:
>
> _Java is not a fault tolerant.
> _Java performance is nowhere near Erlang.
> _Concurrent programming in Java is a pain.
> _J2ee Technology introduced as add on to java to make communication cross
> servers possible (i.e web services  XML SCHEMA, WSDL) is unreasonably and
> grotesquely complicated. (This complication  is dictated by the technology
> and not by the problem domain)
> _Java is not distributed language (No asynch communication is possible
> without JMS, also RMI stub solution is more complicated than it should be).
>
> and many more reasons I can list here.
>
> Thanks in advance
> Shahrdad
> --
> Software Architect & Computer Scientist
>
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