[erlang-questions] Any advice to a Java webhost company about Erlang hosting?

Mark Nijhof <>
Wed Feb 5 16:59:13 CET 2014


Cool! Thanks Fred!


On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Fred Hebert <> wrote:

> The buildpack at https://github.com/archaelus/heroku-buildpack-erlang
> works with every release from R15B to R17B pre. The old one under
> Heroku's own github account is deprecated and points to the one above.
>
> Which OTP release to be used will be picked based on the
> .preferred_otp_version file in your repository.
>
> Regards,
> Fred.
>
> On 02/05, Mark Nijhof wrote:
> > That build pack seems out of date, I looked at this for a little while
> back
> > for a personal little thing but I think it was for r15. Is there an
> updated
> > fork, or does it just work?
> >
> > -Mark
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Sean Cribbs <> wrote:
> >
> > > I'm sure Tristan and Geoff will tell you, there is a buildpack that
> makes
> > > it pretty easy to deploy Erlang applications on Heroku. It doesn't
> build
> > > releases, but it does builds and deploys your project directly from a
> "git
> > > push", which is pretty awesome.
> > >
> > > https://github.com/archaelus/heroku-buildpack-erlang
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 2:55 PM, Dmitry Kolesnikov <
> >wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> The release is extremely great feature, from my perspective.
> > >> You can product "self" deployable packages with help of bash magic.
> > >> This makes not needs to have Erlang pre-installend on any of the
> target
> > >> machines.
> > >>
> > >> - Dmitry
> > >>
> > >> On 05 Feb 2014, at 15:49, Ivan Uemlianin <> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Isn't (part of) the point of erlang releases that you don't need
> erlang
> > >> pre-installed?
> > >>
> > >> Ivan
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> festina lente
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 5 Feb 2014, at 12:44, Vance Shipley <> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Feb 5, 2014 5:01 PM, "Loďc Hoguin" <> wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > Pardon my ignorance but what does a Java hosting company do exactly
> > >> compared to just getting a server?
> > >>
> > >> When I hear "Java hosting" or "Erlang hosting" I think of cloud
> > >> environments which provide JVM or BEAM virtual machines (emulators)
> where
> > >> you aren't bothered by operating systems. You pay for instances of
> the VMs
> > >> and transactional bandwidth. This is what Google AppEngine provides
> for
> > >> Java, Python and Go.  I've developed cloud services using Go on
> Appengine
> > >> and it was wonderfully clean and simple.
> > >>
> > >> One future for Erlang may be the LING VM from
> http://erlangonxen.comwhich runs directly on the Xen hypervisor which is
> wicked cool. I've got
> > >> big hope for this.
> > >>
> > >> But in practice I'm sure that it means Linux VMs with Erlang/OTP
> > >> preinstalled.
> > >>
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> > > --
> > > Sean Cribbs <>
> > > Software Engineer
> > > Basho Technologies, Inc.
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