[erlang-questions] Erlang Web Servers challenge

Garrett Smith g@REDACTED
Thu Jul 7 00:35:21 CEST 2011

Interesting thread. Reminds me of a conversation I overhead, in
different time and place:


Very slightly NSFW language.


P.S. I hope this isn't viewed as piling on. I just couldn't resist.
This is absolutely not personally directed. It's just a little fun
poking at a certain ideology that we've all been guilty of adopting :)

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 10:08 AM, David Mercer <dmercer@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 06, 2011, Joe Armstrong wrote:
>> Erlang was designed for building fault-tolerant systems, it was *not*
>> designed
>> for building fast systems
> +1.  Salient point worth repeating.  This often gets forgotten.
>> The fastest ever Erlang web server should be way slower than the
>> fastest non-fault
>> tolerant web server.
> Cheers,
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