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Death by Accidental Complexity
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by Ulf Wiger on Jul 29, 2010 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

Ulf Wiger shows how concurrency can lead to accidental complexity if it is badly implemented in code, becoming a project’s point of failure. Wiger also advises on how concurrency should be addressed in order to avoid complexity.


Ulf Wiger is the CTO of Erlang Solutions. He has worked for Ericsson and was Chief Designer of the AXD 301 development. At nearly 2 million lines of Erlang code, AXD 301 is the most complex system ever built in Erlang. In recent years, Ulf has been involved in several products based on the AXD 301 architecture, and has been an active member of the Open Source Erlang community.

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