[erlang-questions] trouble with erlang or erlang is a ghetto

Thomas Lindgren thomasl_erlang@REDACTED
Wed Jul 27 11:07:44 CEST 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: Ulf Wiger <ulf.wiger@REDACTED>
> To: Michael Truog <mjtruog@REDACTED>
> Cc: "erlang-questions@REDACTED Questions" <erlang-questions@REDACTED>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 9:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] trouble with erlang or erlang is a ghetto
> ...
> I guess it's fair to say that the Erlang/OTP doesn't have a 
> "dangerously sexy" approach to SMP scalability. They recognise that 
> their sponsors [1] would have their heads if BEAM started hanging or dumping 
> core in the sole interest of scaling to ridiculously many cores on hardware that 
> none of the sponsors are using.

Furthermore, IMO it's something of a mistake to obsess over single-process SMP. I think distributed erlang is pretty sexy. 


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