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Building Scalable Systems: what you can learn from Erlang

Mickaël Rémond at dotScale 2016

Erlang is a programming language dedicated to building robust and scalable services. It has matured for many years and finally reached a point where it is one of the secret weapons used by many prominent companies to build large-scale systems. Mickaël walks you through computing history to understand the concepts behind Erlang and explains how they influenced the design of modern languages.


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To dig deeper, here are a few links on Erlang's history from Joe Armstrong, one of its co-creators: