Strange Loop

Building Polyglot Systems with Scalang

Erlang and Scala have a very complementary set of strengths and weaknesses for building large scale distributed systems. Cliff will show how to integrate Erlang and Scala using scalang, a library that allows scala actors to transparently participate in Erlang/OTP based distributed systems.

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Cliff Moon

Cliff Moon


Cliff Moon is co-founder at Boundary where he uses both Scala and Erlang to build the most advanced net flow analysis platform in the world. In a previous life, Cliff wrote Dynomite, one of the first open source Dynamo clones. He is a well regarded member of both the NoSQL and the Erlang communities, as well as a frequent internet troll.