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Erjang - A JVM-based Erlang VM

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Summary

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.

Bio

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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QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community.QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Feb 08, 2011

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