[erlang-questions] can nodes fail/recover too fast to be seen?

Tim Watson <>
Fri Jul 5 17:22:37 CEST 2013


As i understand it, this can and does happen, because erlang does automatic reconnect in order to provide reliable communications.

Cheers
Tim

On 5 Jul 2013, at 15:49, Jonathan Leivent <> wrote:

> In Erlang, is it possible for a monitored node to fail and recover so quickly that nodes monitoring it won't detect the failure?  Or, is there some kind of internal persistent state that prevents this?
> 
> If such quick fail/recover without detection cases are possible, I think I have to roll my own monitoring scheme, and not rely on erlang:monitor_node.
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