Distributed concurrency with Cloud Haskell
Cloud Haskell brings Erlang-style distributed concurrency to Haskell.
As a programmer, it gives you the perspective of programming a cluster as a whole, rather than individual machines. It provides a programming model based on message-passing plus support libraries that significantly reduce the complexity involved in building systems that are robust in the face of network vagaries and other failures. Being hosted within Haskell, it also lets you take advantage of all of Haskell's typical benefits in terms of correctness, performance and productivity.
This session will introduce Cloud Haskell and how you can use it, with a few hands-on exercises to get you started.
Duncan Coutts (Well-Typed)
Duncan is a Haskell consultant with Well-Typed LLP where his work involves helping companies build and integrate systems using Haskell, plus Haskell toolchain development and support. He holds a PhD in functional programming from the University of Oxford. He is also a long-time member of the Haskell community, and is the author of numerous Haskell libraries and tools.
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