[Haskell-cafe] Use of STM in business?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Mon Feb 9 20:35:52 UTC 2015

Tom Ellis wrote:

> From associate of mine: "I am quite curious if anyone actually uses Haskell
> (esp STM) successfully in business."
> Of course I can anwser the general question about usage of Haskell in
> business, but I don't know much about STM specifically.  Can anyone provide
> me with any references to where STM has been used in production in a
> business setting?

I used STM in a helper application for an internal web app in my current
job. The helper polls a database for jobs once an hour and places jobs
in an work queue and mulltiple workers pull from the work queue and exectue
the jobs. The work queue is built out of STM elements.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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