[erlang-questions] Using erlang instead of jmx

Chandru <>
Thu May 28 13:14:31 CEST 2015


On 27 May 2015 at 08:13, prasanna diwadkar <> wrote:

> Thanks Chandru. I am in process of doing prototype.
> As underlying functionality is primarily Java(for e.g. DatabaseMBean
> exposes methods to get database details), how easy is to switch context
> from Erlang to Java and vice versa?  i guess  there won't me much latency
> issues.
>

Sorry Prasanna, I don't quite understand. Are you talking to the DB via a
Java program?

Erlang --> Java --> DB?

Chandru



> From: 
> Date: Wed, 27 May 2015 07:38:25 +0100
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Using erlang instead of jmx
> To: 
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>
>
> Hi,
>
> Without knowing much more detail, at the very least you will get more
> expressive and concise code. Multithreaded Java code is not a pretty sight.
> At the risk of sounding like a salesman, things you will gain by using
> erlang in this context are:
>
> - Smaller, more expressive code base
> - No need to worry about GC pauses/tuning
> - Easier troubleshooting using the runtime trace capabilities of Erlang
> - You will enjoy your coding!
>
> I think the best way to find out for yourself is to prototype this. You
> may be surprised at how quickly you can build reasonably complex systems.
>
> cheers
> Chandru
>
>
> On 26 May 2015 at 15:34, prasanna diwadkar <> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
> I am new to erlang and trying to learn. One of the community project i am
> working on involves multiple java based distributed systems. Each of these
> system exposes its functionality through MBeans(JMX) which runs on JBoss
> instances. So the entire communication happens through JMX channel.
> I am trying to understand if Erlang is fit as communication layer here
> instead of JMX? (We don't face concurrency issues  here(except each MBean
> contains code containing locks,threads etc so lots of threads run on each
> JVM)! but will erlang make this kind of communication better or cleaner?
>
> Regards
> C
>
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