[erlang-questions] setting up a VPS for dedicated erlang server

Dmytro Lytovchenko <>
Tue Feb 28 17:26:38 CET 2017


Erlang shell with a simple few module app feels comfortable on a 32-bit
machine with 64MB memory, probably 32MB will be just as fine. So a 512Mb
server which is the cheapest on many VDS hostings, will be far more than
enough.

2017-02-28 17:14 GMT+01:00 Joe Armstrong <>:

> Hello,
>
> I was considering setting up a dedicated Erlang VPS for a small web
> site with a few simple Erlang applications.
>
> I was looking at the various hosting packages - and have to choose
> the amount of memory I need - any ideas how much resident memory I
> need to run a smallish server.
>
> I guess all I need is an OS + Erlang - what is a suitable choice of
> OS? - Do i really need GBytes of memory - it sounds a lot to me.
>
> Any advice on VPS providers?
>
> Cheers
>
> /Joe
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