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Why We Chose Erlang over Java, Scala, Go, C



Colin Hemmings discusses when and why one should choose Erlang over other options, but also when not to choose it.


Colin Hemmings has been designing and developing large-scale online services for over ten years. He is the CTO and co-founder of Outlyer, an infrastructure monitoring platform. He looks after the overall architecture for the product to ensure they scale to billions of metrics every minute.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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May 31, 2017