How requirements from the Old World make Erlang fit into the New World

A session at FP Days 2013

Friday 25th October, 2013

9:00am to 10:15am (GMT)

Erlang was designed around a set of requirements for telecom systems from the Old World. They were distributed, massively concurrent systems which had to scale with demand, be capable of handling massive peak loads and never fail. These are same problems we are facing today. This talk will describe how Erlang was developed as a language and system to solve them, as the challenges we had in telecoms back then evolved to the challenges we are facing in the Cloud today.

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Robert Virding

FP Days 2013 Keynote Speaker

Co-inventor of the Erlang language & former member of the Ericsson Computer Science Lab. Now Erlang Solutions.

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FP Days 2013

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Time 9:00am10:15am GMT

Date Fri 25th October 2013

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