Kresten Krab Thorup introduces Erjang, an Erlang VM based on the JVM, disclosing some of its internal workings and challenges building it.
Kresten Krab Thorup (@drkrab) is CTO at Trifork, co-creator of the QCon and GOTO conferences, author of the JVM-based Erlang VM "Erjang", and contributor to numerous other open source projects. Kresten received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Aarhus. Before joining Trifork, Kresten spent three years at NeXT in San Francisco working on the Objective-C tool chain and core libraries.
The Erlang Factory SF Bay is a two-day tech conference focused on the Erlang programming language. It brings together the rapidly growing community that uses Erlang in order to showcase the language and its various application to today's distributed environments. Those less familiarized with the language get first-hand accounts on how companies solve real-world challenges using Erlang. Training courses on Erlang, OTP and other tools ad solutions based on the language are usually organised around the conference.