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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Erlang Open Telecom Platform (OTP)
Erlang Open Telecom Platform (OTP) Technology

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Description: Erlang Open Telecom Platform (OTP) is an implementation of the Erlang programming language standard. This technology contains the Erlang runtime system, a series of protocols, and a set of design principles for building Erlang programs. The Erlang runtime system provides low-level services such as distribution and input and output handling. This technology includes basic compiler functionality, operations and maintenance support, interface and communication interoperability, and database management. Additionally, Erlang OTP includes design principles that support the building of large-scale, fault-tolerant, and distributed applications.

This technology does not store data in a database, as data is saved to the user`s local drive.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.8
Decision Date: 08/31/2020
Aliases: Erlang; Erlang/OTP
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Ericsson
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/31/2020).