[erlang-questions] A problem with ETS + SMP
Thu Mar 27 09:42:49 CET 2008
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Ulf Wiger <ulf@REDACTED> wrote:
> Good: no copying, and only locking the process itself
> Also good: the process dictionary is implemented as a linear hash
> Bad: No search functions, other than fetching all objects and sifting
> Bad(?): There is no efficient way for another process to access a
> Bad(?): If the process dies, the entire contents of the process
Bad: Increases garbage collecting time if the dictionary is very large.
No? I think you mentioned this once earlier.
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