[erlang-questions] Thread creation benchmark

Jesper Louis Andersen jesper.louis.andersen@REDACTED
Thu Jan 10 11:39:26 CET 2013

On Jan 10, 2013, at 6:05 AM, Xiao Jia <stfairy@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just wrote a program trying to see the time cost of thread creation
> in Erlang. Here "thread" means "Erlang process" actually. 

Why are you interested in process creation speed? Since all your processes die immediately, a guess could be you are seeing the memory allocator kick in.

Jesper Louis Andersen
  Erlang Solutions Ltd., Copenhagen

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