[erlang-questions] Updating Myths of Erlang Performance

Björn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Sat Jun 4 10:07:22 CEST 2016

On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 8:32 AM, Max Lapshin <max.lapshin@REDACTED> wrote:
> Maybe myth about speed of nif?
> We in erlyvideo have tried many kind of nif functions and have removed most
> of them.  For example making mmap was one of the worsest ideas

Yes, that is a good candidate. Perhaps:

"Myth: Replacing Erlang code with a NIF will always speed up your application"?

Does anyone have any other examples of failed conversions to NIFs?


Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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