[erlang-questions] Erlang on RumpRun Unikernel

Grzegorz Junka <>
Tue May 24 23:54:33 CEST 2016


On 24/05/2016 21:52, Lyn Headley wrote:
> 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.

OK, nice idea, but where would be the web server running then?


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