Erlang Use Cases

By Erlang Central | Published: June 22, 2012

In this talk Michal discusses where is Erlang used and why. Erlang has its roots in telecom, but over the last couple of years it has proven to be a good fit for all kinds of distributed systems in banking, messaging, databases, games and other. For each industry he gives some examples and list reasons why Erlang was chosen over other popular technologies. He also gives a short introduction to Erlang technology.
Talk objectives: Demonstrate use cases of Erlang in production systems.
Target audience: This talk is intended for developers interested in starting their Erlang education as well as for managers looking for a solution for highly scalable architectures handling millions of concurrent users or processing thousands of events per second.
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  • Michal Slaski

    Captain Erlang
    Erlang Solutions

    Michal Slaski (Senior Erlang consultant at Erlang Solutions Ltd, Speaker, Trainer)

    Michal Slaski started programming in Erlang at the AGH - University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland, when working on his Masters prototyping massively multiplayer online games. After graduating, he joined Erlang Solutions on key projects around the world. He is currently heading Erlang Solutions' new Krakow office in Poland, keeping the Erlang flag up high.

    Michal Slaski

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