Kresten Krab Thorup emphasizes existing problems with the Java concurrency model, explaining when to use Erjang, a JVM-based Erlang VM, built around the process and actor concepts.
Kresten Krab Thorup is CTO of Trifork, where he's responsible for technical strategy, researching future technologies, and the JAOO and QCon conferences. Kresten has worked on open source projects like GCC, GNU Objective-C, gcj, etc. and used to work at NeXT Software on the Objective-C tool chain, the debugger, and the runtime; his latest project is Erjang; he blogs @ http://www.javalimit.com/.
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