[erlang-questions] Heavy duty erlang HTTP/REST client

Benoit Chesneau <>
Sat Apr 5 09:13:03 CEST 2014


On Thursday, April 3, 2014, Vladimir Ralev <> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've been struggling with httpc and ibrowse to do sort of long-polling
> REST requests in large numbers. Basically I have a "slow" server that
> responds in 30-60 seconds to all HTTP requests. Both httpc and ibrowse seem
> to freeze at some point no matter what settings I use - I set max sessions
> to 10000, disable pipelining, adjust timeouts tried several random configs,
> but at some point they all freeze and no longer attempt to connect and send
> new requests. Ibrowse gives the retry_later and httpc just freezes. Any
> recommendation?
>

you can try hackney:

http://github.com/benoitc/hackney
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