[erlang-questions] Erlang on RumpRun Unikernel

Lyn Headley <>
Tue May 24 23:52:04 CEST 2016


On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 11:45 AM, Grzegorz Junka <> wrote:

> IMHO both projects (Erlang on Xen / rumprun) suffer from a similar problem
> as IoT. They look great on paper as technologies, but it's hard to find an
> application in which they would be useful. They might be just waiting for
> that great idea which will allow them to break through and blow your mind.
>

erlang on xen has what I think is a great application: super-elastic
clouds. Imagine a web site with no server. When it gets a request, it
launches the server, and serves the request. Think how cheap this
would be.


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