[erlang-questions] Erlang and Akka
Tue Aug 26 21:41:41 CEST 2014
My main concern with anything JVM would be the lack of per process GC
which means that latency will suffer (due to stop the world GC).
I do not know Akka so my comparison stops there. Maybe you should
explain a little what your application is doing/background/... so you
can get better advice on whether you should use one or another.
On 08/26/2014 10:34 PM, Youngkin, Rich wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on an application written in Erlang. In recent months there
> have been more and more questions questioning Erlang/OTP. There is
> general recognition that many of the Erlang/OTP's features (e.g.,
> immutable state,supervision) are beneficial. The questions mostly
> revolve around availability of Erlang expertise and supporting libraries
> (e.g., Cassandra support just to name one whereas Akka has the entire
> JVM ecosystem available to it). Akka has been proposed as an alternative
> to Erlang.
> Googling around for good comparisons between Erlang and Akka hasn't
> turned up a lot of useful information, but there is some (e.g.,
> I'd be interested if anyone in this community has any advice and/or
> opinions regarding Erlang vs. Akka. Anyone?
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