Stateful Processes In Elixir
This pattern pops up everywhere in Elixir. It is abstracted out of the way by OTP, but having a good understanding of it makes a lot of things easier to reason about. It’s also the reason the BEAM VM Elixir runs on is able to achieve massive scalability that we can use in our everyday apps.
Talk I gave at Elixir Melbourne June 2019 meet up.