[erlang-questions] node.js vs erlang

Jesper Louis Andersen jesper.louis.andersen@REDACTED
Tue Jun 17 15:39:21 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Joe Armstrong <erlang@REDACTED> wrote:

> It's actually the programming models I want to compare and not the
> performance - what worries me about node is the run-to-completion
> semantics of event callbacks - namely that a long-running event will block
> the server preventing short computations from being performed. The
> short jobs which could be done immediately have to wait until the long jobs
> have finished - this should reflect in the average latencies of a request.

Shameless plug:

Have you by any chance read


because I was down this road years ago. And I would like to hear if
anything has happened. The graphical plots are gone, but the R summaries
still hold and explain miserable variance for Node.js.

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