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High Performance Actors

Posted by Kiki Carter  on  Jun 28, 2018 Posted by Kiki Carter Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 28, 2018

Kiki Carter takes a deep-dive to investigate how efficient resource utilization is achieved with Akka & looks at some of the other libraries that Akka leverages for improved efficiency-Aeron, JCTools

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Actors or Not: Async Event Architectures

Posted by Yaroslav Tkachenko  on  May 26, 2018 Posted by Yaroslav Tkachenko Follow 0 Followers  on  May 26, 2018

Yaroslav Tkachenko discusses two approaches to an asynchronous event-based architecture: a "classic" style protocol and an actor-based approach, exploring benefits, challenges, and lessons learned.

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Erlang and Akka Actors–A Story of Tradeoffs

Posted by Pranav Rao  on  Mar 16, 2018 2 Posted by Pranav Rao Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 16, 2018 2

Pranav Rao discusses how BEAM differs from Akka actors implemented over the JVM and how design decisions can affect performance.

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Loquat: A Design for Large-scale Distributed Applications

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  on  Sep 07, 2017 Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 07, 2017

Christopher Meiklejohn introduces Loqaut, a design for large-scale actor programming on the Erlang virtual machine.

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Scaling Distributed Systems

Posted by Natalia Chechina  on  Oct 04, 2015 Posted by Natalia Chechina Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2015

Natalia Chechina outlines features of actor and functional programming models, and the reason these models attract so much interest in parallel, concurrent, and scaling world.

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Actors for CyberThings

Posted by Carl Hewitt  on  Aug 28, 2015 Posted by Carl Hewitt Follow 2 Followers  on  Aug 28, 2015

Carl Hewitt keynotes on the Actor Model and ActorScript, providing examples of using them for large-scale datacenters and IoT.

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Concurrency: It’s Harder (and Easier) than You Think

Posted by Paul Butcher  on  Jun 13, 2015 Posted by Paul Butcher Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 13, 2015

Paul Butcher discusses difficulties with concurrency and some of the alternatives that help with this, focusing on Actors and how they help deal with threads and locks and make code clearer.

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Effective Actors

Posted by Jamie Allen  on  May 08, 2014 1 Posted by Jamie Allen Follow 0 Followers  on  May 08, 2014 1

Jamie Allen reviews some of the actor patterns as implemented in Akka and Scala.

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Real World Akka Recipes

Posted by Jamie Allen  on  May 01, 2014 4 Posted by Jamie Allen Follow 0 Followers  on  May 01, 2014 4

Jamie Allen describes three patterns using Akka actors: handling a lack of guaranteed delivery, distributing tasks to worker actors and implementing distributed workers in an Akka cluster.

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Concurrency and Parallel Computing in JavaScript

Posted by Stephan Herhut  on  Mar 05, 2014 Posted by Stephan Herhut Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 05, 2014

Stephan Herhut overviews concurrency and parallelism in JavaScript and the HTML5, discussing actors, futures and what throughput computing in the browser looks like.

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Scaling out with Akka Actors

Posted by Joshua Suereth  on  Oct 31, 2013 4 Posted by Joshua Suereth Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 31, 2013 4

Joshua Suereth designs a scalable distributed search service with Akka and Scala using actors, and covering practical aspects of how to scale out with Akka’s clustering API.

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Introduction to Actors Systems

Posted by Josh Suereth  on  May 31, 2013 Posted by Josh Suereth Follow 0 Followers  on  May 31, 2013

Josh Suereth designs a distributed search service with Akka using Actors, covering: message passing, designing topologies, handling failure, service overload detection and tracking user sessions.

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