Joe Armstrong – Erlang in 11 Minutes
7 September, 2006
For this year’s conferences, the organizers invited Joe Armstrong, creator of Erlang, a dynamically-typed functional language, used for building massively concurrent applications. Joe went into the details on the requirement a fault tolerant system, and how Erlang satisfies this requirements.
Using the features of Erlang, Joe’s group at Ericsson managed to build systems with 9 nines availability.