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ICFP 2019
Sun 18 - Fri 23 August 2019 Berlin, Germany
Sun 18 Aug 2019 14:03 - 14:26 at Yew - Session 3

Recent releases of Erlang/OTP introduced features, which can be used to improve profiling tools for systems executed on the BEAM virtual machine. We discuss the need to introduce improvements into profiling tools with the Erlang-style concurrency in mind, so that they can help to understand performance of message passing and utilization of processes. We propose a new approach to implementation of the crucial element of such tools: the concurrent counters updates mechanism. To demonstrate the limitations of current tools in this area and verify the proposed approach, we present the results of a synthetic benchmark. The results clearly show that the proposed approach is a step towards a new generation of online profiling tools.

Sun 18 Aug
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13:40 - 14:50: Erlang 2019 - Session 3 at Yew
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Håkan Mattsson, Cons T AhsCisco Sweden AB
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Michal SlaskiErlang Solutions Ltd., Wojciech TurekAGH University of Science and Technology
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Gergely NagyEötvös Lóránd University, Áron Attila MészárosEötvös Lóránd University, István BozóEötvös Loránd University, Melinda TothEötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Informatics, Department of Programming Languages and Compilers & ELTE-Soft Nonprofit Ltd.