Axum at PDC!

Going to PDC this year?  We are too! Niklas Gustafsson, the Principal Architect on Axum (and some other jewels like the Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework and the Concurrency Runtime) will be giving a talk on Axum in the Innovation Track (here’s a link to the session’s abstract)!  The date hasn’t been set yet,…

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Erlang at Yahoo!

Jebu Ittiachen and Arun Suresh of Yahoo! have written an interesting article for Dr. Dobbs about a prototype they’ve built for Yahoo! Harvester using Erlang. The performance gains they achieved are quite impressive. Some of the more interesting highlights/discussion points I’ve pulled from the article: The language itself is only part of the draw for…

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