Akka is a toolkit for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications for Java and ScalaWhy Akka? Try Akka Go Serverless
Akka is the implementation of the Actor Model on the JVM.
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 50 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 Akka Serverless and Akka Platform to support their most business-critical initiatives.
Organizations with extreme requirements rely on Akka and other Lightbend technologies—read about some of the successful journeys and case studies from Lightbend customers.
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We are pleased to announce Akka 2.6.17
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