Making it Fast – How Zotonic Maximizes Erlang’s Power

By Erlang Central | Published: June 13, 2013

The talk will focus on the architecture of Zotonic (the Erlang Web Framework and CMS) and the choice in using Erlang for building such a real time, fault-tolerant and distributed web application framework.
The main focus will be performance, focussing on the Erlang VM, the mochiweb web server and caching considerations. The talk follows our chapter for the upcoming book “The Performance of Open Source Applications”.
Talk objectives: The audience will get a general understanding of the components of Zotonic, the HTTP request flow and the performance considerations of each aspect of the Zotonic application stack.
Target audience: Erlang developers with a knack for web development.
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  • Arjan Scherpenisse

    Zotonic Core Developer

    Arjan is a freelance full-stack web developer with a passion for Erlang and backend systems. He has been a core developer on the Zotonic project since its initial release in 2009. 

    Twitter: @acscherp

    Arjan Scherpenisse

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