The Actor Model which is used by Erlang seems to be a very different way to do concurrent programming. What are your thoughts about the Actor Model? Will it be a popular solution for concurrency?
I am looking to start an experimental project using a functional language and am trying to decide beween Erlang and Haskell, and both have some points that I really like. I like Haskell's strong ...
Reading about concurrency in Erlang, reminds me of the Akka concurrency toolkit. Both give you tools to prevent or limit race conditions. But you can send links to mutable data to other processes ...
I'm a Administrator (unix, Linux and some windows apps such as Exchange) by experience and have never worked on any programming language besides C# and scripting on Bash and lately on powershell. I'm ...
We are starting a new project and implementing on our corporations's instantiation of an openstack cloud (see http://www.openstack.org/). The project is security tooling for our corporation. We ...
Generally GC is not a good choice to get a soft real-time attribute. But Erlang is GC based language can be soft real-time. Does it mean Erlang have almost no GC latency? How does it work?