[erlang-questions] Erlang on RumpRun Unikernel

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Wed May 25 06:59:21 CEST 2016



On 25/05/16 8:38 AM, Eric Merritt wrote:
> As to why a company would want it: Everything running on a server that
> isn't required by the service it is running is an opportunity for
> either failure or additional surface area to attack. If I can run,
> just my erlang service and nothing else but what it depends on
> directly and indirectly, that is a huge win for me.

Also everything running on a server that isn't required is limiting the 
amount
of memory available for useful work (paging is not your friend) and wasting
electric power.




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