akka-http

Akka-http Logging: Logging the Response Time of the Rest API

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes while developing REST API’s we want to log the response time of  our REST APi for the sake of better tuning. We are going to discuss the same case here and will see how to do that in Akka-http . So sometime before while I was working on akka-http while developing a spark-akka-http-couchbase Lightbend activator template , a weird use case came in-front of Continue Reading

Building Analytics Engine Using Akka, Kafka & ElasticSearch

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this blog , I will share my experience on building scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant  Analytics engine using Scala, Akka, Play, Kafka and ElasticSearch. I would like to take you through the journey of  building an analytics engine which was primarily used for text analysis. The inputs were structured, unstructured and semi-structured data and we were doing a lot of data crunching using it. The Analytics Continue Reading

Upgrade your Spark REST Server with Akka HTTP & Spark 2.0

Reading Time: 2 minutes About an year ago, in one of our blog – Spark with Spray Starter Kit we explained about creating REST Services with Spark and Spray. But, from past one year there has not been much development on Spray which tells us that soon Spray will be out-of-phase. So, we decided to Upgrade our Spark REST Server with Akka HTTP and Spark 2.0. Akka HTTP is a suite of Continue Reading

Integrate JWT with Akka HTTP

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this article we will discuss about , how to implement  authentication or authorization in Akka HTTP routes using JWT . As we know Akka HTTP is full implementation of  server  and client side HTTP stack on top Akka actor and Akka stream . Now Let’s  we  talk about JWT. what is JWT ? JSON Web Token (JWT) is an open standard (RFC 7519) that defines Continue Reading