[erlang-questions] Any more recent version of Joe's "PerformanceMeasurements of Threads in Java and Processes in Erlang"
Mon Apr 23 17:56:37 CEST 2007
Thanks a lot. Those are interesting for sure.
On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 04:53:21PM +0200, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> The "Cheap Concurrency" benchmark at
> is pretty close to what Joe had, except it stops at
> 3000 threads, IIRC because going higher would break
> too many language implementations (it used to be 500
> threads, but I guess things have improved. See e.g.
> You can play with the shootout page, and make
> comparisons between different languages. The
> following view compares Erlang with JDK and
> Scala (Java-based) and Python (since there
> was another slot).
> Ulf W
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> > Subject: [erlang-questions] Any more recent version of Joe's
> > "PerformanceMeasurements of Threads in Java and Processes in Erlang"
> > I'm building out some foundational stuff for a project, and
> > am setting out to explore java speed v. erlang under various
> > conditions and types of workload.
> > One of the base conditions is simple processing of messages,
> > as Joe seems to have investigated in '98 in an Ericsson
> > report entitled "Performance Measurements of Threads in Java
> > and Processes in Erlang" located here:
> > http://www.sics.se/~joe/ericsson/du98024.html
> > I'm wondering if there are any more modern renditions of this
> > experiment? That version uses Erlang 4 and JDK 1.1. I looked
> > around a bit more and couldn't find very much out there.
> > I'm thinking it might be interesting to encapsulate a test
> > like this (maybe not this exact one, but something similar at
> > least) in some of the experiments I'm about to do, but want
> > to see if there are other such reports out there that I
> > should look at first.
> > jon
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