[erlang-questions] About Erlang system performance

Schneider <>
Fri Nov 9 13:11:11 CET 2012

you're right. HIPE generates compiled code.
my mistake.
take a look here for more info's about HIPE:

greatz Johannes

On Fr 09 Nov 2012 13:07:49 CET, Matti Oinas wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't HIPE compile to native code?
> --
> Matti
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Schneider <> wrote:
>> Erlang is a language, which produced byte-code which get' interpreted by the
>> Erlang engine. C++ instead generates mashing-code which has on the one hand
>> a much better performance, on the other hand,
>> some disadvantages like incompatibility between different OSs.
>> greatz Johannes
>> On Fr 09 Nov 2012 09:42:21 CET, hume npx wrote:
>>> Hi, all:
>>>    I'am new to erlang, after investigate some benchmark such as at
>>> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/u64q/which-programs-are-fastest.php,
>>> I found that erlang compiler is not so good at speed? the benchmark
>>> shows that erlang Hipe is 13x slowdown compared to C++, as compared to
>>> Haskell GHC (3.3x slowdown), go 2.98x slowdown or even javascript v8
>>> is about 1x faster than erlang, I investigated the erLLVM project
>>> which reported similar results to Hipe, you know performance is so
>>> important nowadays, what caused the hard to improve performace of
>>> erlang or just there are not people working on it? Erlang is
>>> attractive to me after several days studying, but with great
>>> performance will be more attractive and competitive to some languages
>>> such as go etc.
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