Computer Language Shootout - concurrency

Isaac Gouy igouy@REDACTED
Fri Dec 2 18:37:04 CET 2005

> Nice, even though the tests don't really involve
> massive concurrency. 500 threads is not a 
> terribly large number. You can still begin to 
> suspect which environments don't scale properly
> when the number of threads increases.

We started off using 1500 threads but too many
language implementations failed or timed out.

> But neither the Erlang nor the Haskell programs
> seem to use "explicitly linked processes". It 
> probably won't matter much for the outcome.

My trusting nature is by-now fairly battered.

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