[Haskell-cafe] Re: killer app, again

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 08:53:45 EST 2009

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Bulat Ziganshin
<bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello Sebastian,
> Thursday, December 10, 2009, 4:27:49 PM, you wrote:
> > The killer app for that, IMO, is parallelism these days
> btw, are you seen Google App Engine? it's python/java ATM, but i think
> that haskell will be ideal fit there. it's all about
> computations-in-cloud, or more precisely hosting-in-a-cloud, like
> Amazon EC2
> so, both individual cpus and largest servers now are multi-threaded,
> it just need some time so EC2/GAP developers will realize Haskell
> potential

Indeed. Something like Windows Azure could be a good fit too (as it more
directly supports native code than GAE does).

Sebastian Sylvan
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