Erlang Engine Tuning, Know Your Engine – Part II: the BEAM


By Erlang Central | Published: June 13, 2013



In this talk we will take a look under the hood of the Erlang RunTime System (ERTS). We will look at the BEAM instruction set and how the BEAM interpreter works.
Talk objectives: After the talk you should know how to generate and read BEAM code.
Target audience: Erlang developers who want to get a better understanding of how their programs execute.
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Speakers:

  • Erik Stenman

    O'Reilly Author, Chief Scientist @ Klarna
    Klarna

    Erik (Happi) Stenman has been programming for fun since 1980, and for profit since 1989 when he started his first company. He received a Ph.D in Computer Science from his work on Erlang compilation, and as project manager for Martin Odersky’s Scala group he helped in the successful release of Scala 1.0. Erik is currently working as Chief Scientist (or Chief Erlang Wizard) at Klarna spreading the word about Erlang and scalable development both inside and outside Klarna. 


    Twitter: @erik_stenman

    Erik Stenman


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