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.

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


About the speaker

Mickaël Rémond
Mickaël Rémond
Founder & CEO of ProcessOne, Lead Developer of ejabberd

About the conference

dotScale 2016
The European Tech Conference on Scalability
Next edition: dotScale 2017 in Paris, France. Tickets available now!

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