[erlang-questions] Shared/Hybrid Heap

Kresten Krab Thorup krab@REDACTED
Mon Oct 11 17:03:38 CEST 2010

It would be interesting to try running this with Erjang, because it could be in the sweet spot for Erjang given that it runs with a shared heap. 

What's the nature of your application? 

Let me know if you want some help to get started with Erjang.


On Oct 11, 2010, at 14:02 , Svatopluk Šperka wrote:

> Hi,
> does anyone know if there's any progress concerning shared/hybrid heap 
> in Erlang ? I'm prototyping data-intensive app in Erlang and suspect 
> that using hybrid/shared heap would have huge impact at least in terms 
> of memory consumption and.
> Btw. do I understand it right that "shared" here means that everything 
> is allocated on shared heap and "hybrid" that only what is analysed to 
> be sent is allocated there (as described in R. Carlsson et al.: Message 
> analysis for concurrent languages) ?
> Thanks.
> Svatopluk Šperka
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