[erlang-questions] Why system_flag(scheduler_bind_type) is deprecated?

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Fri Jan 4 13:44:20 CET 2013


Two different things.
1. Being able to handle loss of cores or graceful termination of schedulers
at runtime.
2. Scheduler bindings at runtime.

The first is more important than the second one and something we want to be
able to handle gracefully.



2013/1/4 Max Lapshin <>

> No, no Angel. You are very right: modern servers are the first candidates
> to change amount of CPU and RAM.
>
> Clouds can change amount of cores and RAM on fly. It was almost impossible
> on commodity hardware 4 years ago, but it is already here nowadays.
>
> Rickard, maybe OTP group should discuss this idea again?
>
> Erlang server launched on cloud hosting should be ready for changing
> number of cores.
>
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