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Once upon a time my boss asked me to study if we should use C++ or Erlang for a specialist XML parser to be used in a product (for reasons of speed not energy).
My recommendations was an FPGA
We built an FPGA.
Relative speed of C++/Erlang was irrelevant compared to FPGA. https://twitter.com/joeerl/status/1115988725111169025