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Getting Started with Actors [Akka in a Nutshell #2]


Hierarchical Structure Actors are objects which encapsulate state and behavior, they communicate by exchanging messages. We can consider an actor as a person. Like a software development team, actors form hierarchies. In a team there is a project manager who … Continue reading

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Power of Parallel Processing in Akka


If you have been following the Inphina blog and our work with Scala related technologies, you would have noticed a spurt in our blog feeds. The reason being that we have recently come out of a very successful massively scalable … Continue reading

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Akka Actors on Mac beating the S#!t Out of my Dell


Let me explain the scenario. We have n (tens, hundreds or thousands) of Akka actors listening to a queue on RabbitMQ server. So the scenario looks something like this As you would notice, each of the actors gets a message … Continue reading

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