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We used Elixir's Observer to hunt down bottlenecks
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Aug 2022
Distributed Elixir can be done with Docker containers too, see https://github.com/bitwalker/libcluster which by default has some Kubernetes support but you can also have third party (or custom) clustering strategies. I've not done this myself but I've seen articles about this a lot during the past years.
Hot code updates for most applications aren't really worth it in my opinion, assuming you do something like blue/green rollover deployments. It's cool that it's possible though. But it requires appup files and afaik Distillery is one of the release tools that has support for it built-in.
If you were in charge of a startup tech stack, how would you use elixir to actually scale and make every work seamlessly?
2 projects | /r/elixir | 25 Jun 2022
On the deployment level, you can use synchronous communication using API-based solutions or asynchronous communication using external solutions (RabbitMQ, Kafka,...) or Erlang/Elixir tools (message passing, pg2, PubSub, Libcluster,...)
Building a Distributed Turn-Based Game System in Elixir
8 projects | dev.to | 26 May 2021
libcluster – Automatic cluster formation/healing for Elixir applications.
Amazon S3 and python requests/curl
2 projects | /r/aws | 20 Feb 2021
There is a library I found for erlang here that could help: https://github.com/erlcloud/erlcloud
What are some alternatives?
Nomad - Elixir/Phoenix Cloud SDK and Deployment Tool
ex_aws - A flexible, easy to use set of clients AWS APIs for Elixir
horde - Horde is a distributed Supervisor and Registry backed by DeltaCrdt
Kubex - Kubex is the kubernetes integration for Elixir projects and it is written in pure Elixir.
aws - AWS clients for Elixir
GCloudex - Friendly set of wrappers for Google Cloud Platform services' API's in Elixir.
discovery - An OTP application for auto-discovering services with Consul
Cloudi - A Cloud at the lowest level!
nodefinder - Strategies For Automatic Node Discovery