[Beowulf] Erlang as a language for Beowulf applications

Geoff geoff at galitz.org
Sun Sep 9 02:24:45 PDT 2007

> It seems that Erlang is not best suited for HPC 'as is'
> but could, conceivably, be used as a very applicable
> infrastructure for HPC. One might envision a system where
> the hard lifting is done via C, under the guidance of Erlang
> processes.

I do not know Erlang, and have not read the book, but I am curious to know  
how Erlang is or is not suited well for the HPC environment, in the  
opinion of the list.


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