[erlang-questions] Backpressure

Jay Nelson jay@REDACTED
Thu Jul 28 20:16:19 CEST 2011

> Ulf Wiger wrote:

> The problems with Distributed Erlang are related to a heavy-handed backpressure solution, where processes trying to send to the dist_port are simply suspended if the output queue exceeds a given threshold.

Does this only apply to distributed erlang? What about punishment of processes communicating within a node? I've seen senders using more time in local comms*.

*<suspense>Details to be revealed next week during the LA Meetup.</suspense>


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