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Effective Actors



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


Jamie Allen is the Director of Consulting for Typesafe, having worked in consulting since 1994 with top firms including Price Waterhouse and Chariot Solutions. Jamie has been coding in Scala and actor-based systems since 2009, and is the author of “Effective Akka” book from O’Reilly.

About the conference

Last year was sci-fi themed around The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy and the magical ’42’ number. This year we go for charm and a rich history with the Tapis Rouge salons.

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May 08, 2014

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  • All those timings inside a garbage collected system ..

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    Once a GC happens, you'll probably get a lot of failures. Even a minor GC can go into 100's of millis in case ..

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