[erlang-questions] Erlang HTTP client libraries- pros/cons

Paul Oliver <>
Wed Aug 30 23:09:33 CEST 2017


Hi Derek,

You could also take a look at https://github.com/puzza007/katipo (disclaimer
- I'm the author). It uses libcurl/libevent, so is highly compatible and
very fast (coming second in https://github.com/lpgauth/httpc_bench.

Cheers,
Paul.

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:44 AM Derek Brown <> wrote:

> Looking for thoughts on the various Erlang HTTP client libraries, for a
> use case involving, say, 3000-5000 calls per second (from my server, as a
> client, to HTTP servers). I'm thinking of httpc, Gun, Hackney, any
> others... Performance, reliability, other pros/cons. Involves both GET and
> POST requests, with a hard roundtrip timeout of ~100 ms. Thanks for any
> thoughts.
>
> Derek
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