[erlang-questions] Understanding the scalability of Erlang

Jachym Holecek <>
Sun Sep 22 16:25:23 CEST 2013


# Jachym Holecek 2013-09-22:
> The ability to spawn large number of very cheap processes and the fact
> of eliminating resource sharing between them nearly completely are good
> enablers for scalability (in addition to enabling other, parhaps more
> important, things). That said however, nothing in the world will make
> arbitrary application "scale" by magic. There is no excuse for proper
> design and implementation towards the required operational characteristics
> at application level.

Correction: I meant "no excuse for lack of" there.

BR,
	-- Jachym



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