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

Sergej Jurecko <>
Fri Jul 5 17:24:32 CEST 2013


Well yes erlang does reconnect, but you still get a nodedown/nodeup message no?


Sergej

On Jul 5, 2013, at 5:22 PM, Tim Watson wrote:

> 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.
>> 
>> -- Jonathan
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