2 comments on “Protobuf Serialization in Akka”

Protobuf Serialization in Akka


Before Protobuf, lets have a look at what role does serialization play in Akka. The messages that Akka actors send to each other are JVM objects (e.g. instances of Scala case classes). Message passing between actors that live on the…

1 comment on “A Java Lagom service which only consumes from Kafka topic (Subscriber only service)”

A Java Lagom service which only consumes from Kafka topic (Subscriber only service)


Subscriber only service means an application which only consumes, does not produce. We have generally seen the applications which both produces and consumes data from a Kafka topic but sometimes we need to write an application which only consumes data…

2 comments on “Akka HTTP Routing”

Akka HTTP Routing


In this blog, I try to describe some basic routes of Akka-HTTP, redirection of the route and how to handle extra parameters that come in route. so before writing the routes, you have to set the environment for it. implicit…

1 comment on “Getting Started Cockroach with Scala: An Introduction”

Getting Started Cockroach with Scala: An Introduction


Today we are going to discuss that how can we use the Scala with the Cockroach DB? As we all know that Cockroach DB is a distributed SQL database built on top of a transactional and consistent key-value store and…

6 comments on “Akka Split Brain Resolver – Problem and its Solution”

Akka Split Brain Resolver – Problem and its Solution


AKKA Split Brain Resolver When operating an Akka cluster the developer will surely comes around network partitions (Split Brain scenarios) and machine crashes. There are multiple strategies present by lightbend to handle such erratic behavior and, after a deeper explanation…

1 comment on “Cinnamon: Way For Monitoring & Metrics Generation for Akka ActorSystem”

Cinnamon: Way For Monitoring & Metrics Generation for Akka ActorSystem


We are developing huge applications and deployed on multiple virtual machines and clusters. For monitoring applications, we need to enable logs into our application and analysis that logs with help of some tools like elastic stack. But !! what if…

2 comments on “Monitoring Akka based applications with Cinnamon and DataDog”

Monitoring Akka based applications with Cinnamon and DataDog


Application monitoring is an important part of software development life cycle and aims to check if the application is performing as expected or not. With applications becoming Reactive, having distributed architecture and industry moving towards Fastdata, there is a great…

0 comments on “Understanding Lightbend Telemetry”

Understanding Lightbend Telemetry


Let’s begin by understanding each of its meaning. Lightbend(formerly known as ‘Typesafe’) provides an open-source platform for building Reactive applications for the JVM, consisting of the Play Framework, Akka middleware and Scala programming language. And, Telemetry = tele(remote) + metron(measure)…

1 comment on “Routing DSL in Akka HTTP”

Routing DSL in Akka HTTP


In this blog we'll be discussing about the Routing DSl provided by Akka HTTP High level Server Side API. Akka HTTP provides a very flexible “Routing DSL” for elegantly defining RESTful web services. It picks up where the low-level API leaves…

2 comments on “Akka HTTP vs Other REST API Tools”

Akka HTTP vs Other REST API Tools


Hi Folks ! Lately there have been a lot of tools that allow us to build rest APIs like the following : Akka Http Play Scalatra http4s Finch Spray In my blog today, I will be discussing Akka Http and…