Author: Utkarsh Upadhyay

Introduction to Akka Actors and Child Actors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Introduction In this blog, I will be explaining the basics of Akka, actors, and the way they are created. Therefore, I am naming this blog “Introduction to Akka Actors and Child Actors”. So let’s start with Akka first. What is Akka? Akka is not a framework but a toolkit and we use Akka for building distributed, highly concurrent, and fault-tolerant applications on the JVM, therefore Continue Reading

Server APIs using Akka HTTP

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this blog, we will be learning to integrate HTTP in our application using Akka HTTP. Basically, we will get to know what Akka HTTP is, what are Low Level and High level server APIs, and how to set HTTPS, etc. So, lets get started. What is Akka HTTP? First of all, the Akka HTTP is not a framework, but it is a suite of Continue Reading

Apache Cassandra: CQL Commands

Reading Time: 4 minutes In previous two blogs of Apache Cassandra series, we have already explained the Basics of Apache Cassandra and How Cassandra Reads and Writes. Now here in this blog we will cover another important topic in Apache Cassandra i.e., CQL commands. So let us name this blog as “Apache Cassandra: CQL commands“. We recommend to go through the other two blogs of this series before diving Continue Reading

Apache Cassandra: Reads and Writes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction to Apache Cassandra Apache Cassandra is a type of No-SQL database. It handles large amounts of data across many commodity servers. Being a highly scalable and high-performance distributed database, it provides high availability with no single point of failure. Here in this blog, mainly I focused on Reads and writes in Cassandra. And For Cassandra architecture, you can refer to this blog Apache Casandra: Continue Reading

Beginners Level: Akka Typed API

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this blog, I will be explaining Akka Typed API. This is going to be my first blog on Akka Typed, so let us name it “Beginner Level: Akka Typed API“. Here, I will be telling you the reason for preferring Akka typed over untyped. Along with that, I will also be demonstrating some implementations with Akka Typed. Now before heading towards Akka Typed API, Continue Reading