[erlang-questions] [ANN] Syn 1.0.0 & PubSub branch

Loïc Hoguin <>
Sun Mar 6 12:54:16 CET 2016


Cheers!

What would you say would be the advantages of Syn over Gproc?

And for process groups over cpg?

On 03/06/2016 12:33 PM, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
> Dear All,
> Syn 1.0.0 has been released. This is mainly a version bump from 0.10.1,
> since it has successfully been running in production for months now.
>
> For those of you who don't know what Syn is: Syn (short for synonym) is
> a global process registry that has the following features:
>
>   * Global (i.e. a process is uniquely identified with a Key across all
>     the nodes of a cluster).
>   * Any term can be used as Key.
>   * Fast writes.
>   * Automatically handles conflict resolution (such as net splits).
>   * Configurable callbacks.
>   * Processes are automatically monitored and removed from the registry
>     if they die.
>
> You can find Syn here:
> https://github.com/ostinelli/syn
>
> Also, please note that Process Groups (which also enable PubSub
> mechanisms) have been implemented on a dedicated branch:
> https://github.com/ostinelli/syn/tree/pg
>
> AFAIK this branch is currently being tested in N2O [1], and it's there
> to collect feedback from anyone interested before it gets merged in.
>
> Thank you,
> r.
>
> [1] https://github.com/synrc/n2o
>
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