Exploring the Compiler Using the 'time' Option

April 19, 2018 · by Björn Gustavsson .

This is the first of a series of blog posts about the compiler. There will be blog posts about how the compiler works now, how it might work in the future, and some historical notes to explain why some things are what they are. In this blog post I will talk about one of the most useful options for exploring the compiler, namely the time option.

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I/O polling options in OTP 21

April 11, 2018 · by Lukas Larsson .

Erlang/OTP 21 will introduce a completely new IO polling implementation. This new implementation comes with a new set of tuneable parameters that can be used to get the most out of your system. This blog post describes the parameters and attempts to describe what they should be used for.

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