[erlang-questions] Getting erlang represented in framework benchmark

Loïc Hoguin <>
Sat Mar 30 12:55:36 CET 2013


On 03/30/2013 12:44 PM, Wilson MacGyver wrote:
> I saw this generating quite a bit of buzz. They are accepting pull request.
> Maybe a good way to promote erlang.
>
> http://www.techempower.com/blog/2013/03/28/framework-benchmarks/

It would be much more interesting to see benchmarks that evaluate 
response latency or maximum number of concurrent connections. Or a 
combination of both. That's where Erlang will really shine.

Requests/s is boring (and absolutely doesn't mean one server is faster 
than another!), especially with keep-alive. As I mentioned in my talk in 
SF, requests/s benchmarks weren't able to show any performance increase 
in recent Cowboy versions, despite production nodes being able to handle 
2 times more traffic than older versions.

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Loïc Hoguin
Erlang Cowboy
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