Erlang

A battle-tested programming language designed for the concurrency demands of modern computing.

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Quicker updates, less physical infastructure, higher uptime

Erlang is a programming language designed with high availability in mind. It’s used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability. As a result, it is the best programming language to solve many of today’s computing problems. Many of the worlds largest banking, e-commerce, social media platforms, FinTech and HealthTech companies depend on Erlang-based technologies to power their tech stack.

If you have a system that handles large amounts of concurrent users, adopting Erlang can help you significantly reduce your lines of code and increase your scalability simultaneously. The result is less vulnerabilities, an easier system to maintain, reduced physical infrastructure and more users with higher system uptime.

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Bet365 case study

We helped Bet365 move from Java to Erlang to deliver smooth service to 22 million players.

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Discover how we improved the reliability, quality and security of their system.

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    Erlang consulting

    Erlang is at the core of what we do. We’ve been world leaders in Erlang for 20 years. Our team is made up of many of the most respected members of the community, including one of the creators of the language. From Whatsapp, to Elixir, to RabbitMQ, we’ve collaborated with, worked on or advised many of the BEAM’s greatest success stories. Whether you’re looking to migrate to Erlang, set up a new system in it or need help solving a complex problem in an existing Erlang system, our team will ensure you receive the best results for the long-term success of your business.

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    Erlang development

    Whether you’re looking to develop a prototype, migrate to Erlang or safely develop new features, we’re here to help. Our team is made up some of the most experience Erlang developers in the world, and we’re ready to help you make sure your project is a success.

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    Erlang systems reviews

    Based on our deep understanding of Erlang, over the past 20 years we’ve developed a comprehensive review process. Over 2-weeks, our world-leading engineers can undertake a deep analysis of your system and provide a comprehensive report full of actionable recommendations. Our reviews empower your team to optimise your system to best practice standards preventing future bottlenecks or performance issues and improving the overall quality and performance of your system.

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    Erlang support

    Our flexible support agreements are designed to offer you peace of mind. Our understanding of Erlang, OTP and the BEAM VM is second to none, that means we’re the team you want on hand if something goes wrong. Regardless of the size of your team, or system we have a support arrangement that will provide you with the cover you need in the budget you’re looking for.

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    Erlang monitoring

    WombatOAM is a monitoring and maintenance tool designed specifically for technologies on the BEAM (Erlang’s virtual machine). It’s a powerful, easy-to-use and intuitive tool that empowers your team to prevent issues before they arise. WombatOAM is customisable to your needs, including valuable custom alerts. Contact us to get started with a 45-day free trial.

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    Erlang training

    We offer a variety of Erlang training and tutorials online and (when safe) in-person, all year round. From public courses to bespoke corporate training, we have a number of training options to ensure you get the most value from the experience. Our courses are designed and taught by our team including our Founder and Technical Director, Francesco Cesarini and Erlang Co-Creator, Robert Virding. Which means you’ll be dealing with some of the most experienced members of the community who continue to work on commercial projects today.

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    How can we help?

    Erlang consulting

    Erlang is at the core of what we do. We’ve been world leaders in Erlang for 20 years. Our team is made up of many of the most respected members of the community, including one of the creators of the language. From Whatsapp, to Elixir, to RabbitMQ, we’ve collaborated with, worked on or advised many of the BEAM’s greatest success stories. Whether you’re looking to migrate to Erlang, set up a new system in it or need help solving a complex problem in an existing Erlang system, our team will ensure you receive the best results for the long-term success of your business.

    Talk to us

    Erlang development

    Whether you’re looking to develop a prototype, migrate to Erlang or safely develop new features, we’re here to help. Our team is made up some of the most experience Erlang developers in the world, and we’re ready to help you make sure your project is a success.

    Learn more

    Erlang systems reviews

    Based on our deep understanding of Erlang, over the past 20 years we’ve developed a comprehensive review process. Over 2-weeks, our world-leading engineers can undertake a deep analysis of your system and provide a comprehensive report full of actionable recommendations. Our reviews empower your team to optimise your system to best practice standards preventing future bottlenecks or performance issues and improving the overall quality and performance of your system.

    Learn more

    Erlang support

    Our flexible support agreements are designed to offer you peace of mind. Our understanding of Erlang, OTP and the BEAM VM is second to none, that means we’re the team you want on hand if something goes wrong. Regardless of the size of your team, or system we have a support arrangement that will provide you with the cover you need in the budget you’re looking for.

    Learn more

    Erlang monitoring

    WombatOAM is a monitoring and maintenance tool designed specifically for technologies on the BEAM (Erlang’s virtual machine). It’s a powerful, easy-to-use and intuitive tool that empowers your team to prevent issues before they arise. WombatOAM is customisable to your needs, including valuable custom alerts. Contact us to get started with a 45-day free trial.

    Get a 45-day free trial

    Erlang training

    We offer a variety of Erlang training and tutorials online and (when safe) in-person, all year round. From public courses to bespoke corporate training, we have a number of training options to ensure you get the most value from the experience. Our courses are designed and taught by our team including our Founder and Technical Director, Francesco Cesarini and Erlang Co-Creator, Robert Virding. Which means you’ll be dealing with some of the most experienced members of the community who continue to work on commercial projects today.

    Find your training

    Scalability issues continue to plague modern blockchains, innovative, comprehensible, and truly revolutionary solutions must be pursued if æternity was ever to achieve widespread adoption. We are thrilled to collaborate with Erlang Solutions to work towards overcoming these challenges.

    Yanislav Malahov

    Working together with Erlang Solutions, and the MongooseIM team was a great example of what a best of breed tech partnership can achieve. Their expertise in building resilient, fault-tolerant backend architecture created the foundation for a project that truly exceeded the expectations of our client

    Matt Brooke-Smith

    Erlang has become an essential technology in our toolkit. It is helping us to create reliable, fault-tolerant systems that can be scaled incrementally to meet the growth in our business.

    Dan Macklin

    The benefits of Erlang.

    Discover why Erlang is the secret sauce trusted by the world’s most ambitious companies.

    Faster

    With 4 to 20 times less code required your solutions will be delivered in less time. Smaller systems are also easier to manage, maintain and update.

    Safer

    Solutions on the BEAM VM have 10-100 times fewer vulnerabilities in the CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) database than other languages like PHP, JavaScript, Java

    More users

    Erlang and Elixir have the scalability and fault-tolerance mechanisms that handle millions of parallel users during peak hours AND withstand denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

    Reliable

    Systems built on the BEAM VM are famous for their error handling, reliability and fault-tolerance. There are real, long-term in-production examples of systems with 99.999% uptime.

    Sustainable and cost-effective

    Smaller codebases also lead to a reduction in the needs for physical infrastructure with some clients being able to downsize from 150 servers to 5 while growing their user base.

    Downloads

    Looking to get started with Erlang? Head to our downloadable packages.

    FinTech Trends In 2021 Whitepaper

    We have just published the Erlang Solutions’ FinTech Trends In 2021 Report with contributions from several influential industry commentators from around the world. Discover what’s next from a technical and business model perspective. The report is ready to download now.

    Featured Erlang resources

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    Concurrency panel discussion with Sir Tony Hoare, Joe Armstrong, and Carl Hewitt

    When considering the panel to discuss concurrency, you’d be pushed to find a higher calibre of guests.

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    Which companies are using Erlang, and why? #MyTopdogStatus

    Discover the big brands reaping significant benefits by using Erlang in production.

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    Twenty Years of Open Source Erlang

    Find out the story behind continuing to build products to make the world a better place.

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