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Re: Erlang challenge

A paper at the 2003 HotOS conference compares events vs. threads
(arguing that threads are better) and includes a thread scale test
in C with their own thread library:


They test up to 100,000 threads without problems.  Of course, they
can't scale beyond one machine which was one of Armstrong's main

- Russ

On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 03:34:02AM -0700, Steve Dekorte wrote:
> In one of the LL conference videos, the author of Erlang proposes a 
> concurrency challenge - something along the lines of "see how many 
> threads you language can deal with before it has problems". Has anyone 
> compiled a list of results for this test using various languages? What 
> was the bar set by Erlang?
> Cheers,
> Steve
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