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Everytime I talk to people about Erlang they think it's just another language.
Erlang is not just a language.
Ericsson open sourced it's software switching infrastructure, somewhat like AT&T Bell Labs
open sourcing Plan9.  It's different because Ericsson actually produced real products using
Erlang is based off of Joe Armstrong's thesis - "Making reliable distributed systems
in the presence of software errors". 
The current download contains:
* the src code with targets for WIN32, linux and vxworks
* pre-compiled binaries for win32 and linux
* system libraries with built-in
  ** easily distributable, configurable ( in-memory or disk ) database system called Mnesia
  ** native bindings to mysql and postgres
  ** SNMP V1, V2 and V3 agents,
  ** a database config that exposes tables as SNMP tables
  ** 3rd party contrib libs for - web server, jabber, ldap, radius, ldap, nfs
* bindings to C, C++, Java, Tk
* good documentation including how to extend it with examples
* a couple of books that discuss erlang implementations of non-trivial distributing computing objects

Latest revision as of 14:43, 27 September 2010

Here you will find articles discussing Erlang concepts. To get a page listed here include a tag at the top of your page listing it in the Concepts category:


Pages in category ‘Concepts’

The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.