Building on the principles of The Reactive Manifesto Akka allows you to write systems that self-heal and stay responsive in the face of failures.
Up to 200 million msg/sec on a single machine. Small memory footprint; ~2.5 million actors per GB of heap.
Distributed systems without single points of failure. Load balancing and adaptive routing across nodes. Event Sourcing and CQRS with Cluster Sharding. Distributed Data for eventual consistency using CRDTs.
Asynchronous non-blocking stream processing with backpressure. Fully async and streaming HTTP server and client provides a great platform for building microservices. Streaming integrations with Alpakka.
Lightbend is the company behind Akka, used by development teams to build the most demanding, globally distributed, cloud native application environments and streaming data pipelines. Global 2000 enterprises turn to Lightbend products like Kalix and Akka to support their most business-critical initiatives.
Organizations with extreme requirements rely on Akka and other Lightbend technologies.
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We are excited to announce Akka 23.10 release
We are excited to announce Akka 23.05 release
We are excited to announce the Akka October 2022 release
We are happy to announce the 10.2.10 release of Akka HTTP
A license ensures the version of Akka (beginning with version 2.7, released in September 2022) you are running in production has all of the latest known bug fixes, vulnerabilities patched, and maintains compliance with SOC 2 and NIST 800-53.
Licensing allows for production access to all Akka’s new features like Brokerless pub/sub and the upcoming release of Akka Edge.
LICENSING GUIDELINES ARE AS FOLLOWS: