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Polyglot Parallelism: A Case Study in Using Erlang and Ruby at Rackspace

Posted by Phil Toland  on  Oct 02, 2012

Phil Toland discusses using Erlang and Ruby providing backup for 20k network devices running in 8 datacenters across 3 continents for Rackspace’s operations.

Certifying Your Car with Erlang

Posted by John Hughes  on  Sep 20, 2012 2

John Hughes explains how Quviq tests embedded ECU software for AUTOSAR compliance using QuickCheck.

Erlang Embedded - Concurrent Blinkenlights and More!

Posted by Omer Kilic  on  Sep 12, 2012

Omer Kilic discusses challenges in today’s embedded systems, how Erlang can help in that domain and the current state of Erlang and plans for it regarding embedded systems.

A DSL for Scripting Refactoring in Erlang

Posted by Simon Thompson  on  Sep 04, 2012

Simon Thompson introduces Wrangler, a refactoring tool written in Erlang for Erlang code and embeddable in common IDEs, such as Emacs and Eclipse.

Erlang, the Language from the Future?

Posted by Damien Katz  on  Aug 28, 2012 5

Damien Katz explains the benefits and drawbacks of using Erlang, why this language is from the future and why Couchbase has migrated some of the CouchDB’s initial Erlang code to C/C++.

Combinatorrent - Writing Haskell Code for Fun and Profit

Posted by Jesper Louis Andersen  on  Aug 27, 2012

Jesper Louis Andersen presents a case study of a BitTorrent client written in Haskell based on reusable patterns, drawing conclusions on what is great and not so great in Haskell and comparing it with a similar Erlang client.

"Big Data" and the Future of DevOps

Posted by Ram Singh  on  Aug 24, 2012 2

Ram C Singh discusses using Big Data for infrastructure telemetry along with good practices and an autonomic engine to create an autonomic computing infrastructure that might prevent downtime.

Erlang's Open Telecom Platform (OTP) Framework

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  Aug 24, 2012 1

Steve Vinoski introduces Erlang’s OTP Frmework, outlining some of its main features, including several behaviors – implementations of common patterns useful for concurrent fault-tolerant applications.

Erlang for C# Developers

Posted by Bryan Hunter  on  Jun 18, 2012 4

Bryan Hunter introduces Erlang, comparing various language features with C#’s, emphasizing what it is good for and doing a demo.

Erlang, The Road Movie

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Jun 14, 2012

Kresten Krab Thorup discusses cloud, multi-core, integration, high availability, and imperfect software starting from discoveries made while learning Erlang.

Objects, Anomalies, and Actors: The Next Revolution

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  May 18, 2012 8

Steve Vinoski believes that actor-oriented languages such as Erlang are better prepared for the challenges of the future: cloud, multicore, high availability and fault tolerance.

Building Polyglot Systems with Scalang

Posted by Cliff Moon  on  May 07, 2012 1

Cliff Moon discusses Scalang, a message passing and actor library enabling easy communication between Scala and Erlang apps, wrapping services in Scalang actors.

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