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July 13

2018

Akka 2.5.14 Released

Dear hakkers,

We are pleased to announce a new patch release of Akka 2.5. Some notable improvements and bug fixes in 2.5.14 are:

  • Support for asynchronous DNS lookups including SRV records #12591 (see akka-actor reference.conf for details on how to enable)
  • Optimization of flatMapConcat with Source.single improving performance for Akka HTTP websockets #25241
  • Performance improvement for delta updates for Distributed Data #25310
  • Guidelines of When and where to use Akka Cluster

A total of 74 issues were closed since 2.5.13. The complete list can be found on the 2.5.14 milestone on github.

API changes in Akka Typed

The Java API for building command handlers for typed persistent actors has been updated, for details and examples see the docs.

One overloaded method of andThen Scala API for typed persistent actors was removed, see #25133.

Credits

For this release we had the help of 37 committers – thank you all very much!

commits  added  removed
     19   3333      760 Patrik Nordwall
     19   2889      724 Christopher Batey
     13    715      166 Johan Andrén
      8    373       77 Arnout Engelen
      6    113       22 Roman Filonenko
      4    779      779 Richard Imaoka
      3    725        7 Konrad `ktoso` Malawski
      3    110       79 Jimin Hsieh
      2     63        6 Andrew Koerner
      2     59        2 Doug Roper
      2     50        7 Ignasi Marimon-Clos
      2     26        7 Tim Moore
      1    214      141 Guy Youansi
      1    263       85 Martynas Mickevičius
      1     98       14 Sergey Kisel
      1     52       33 Viktor Klang (√)
      1     63       16 Jeffrey Chung
      1     38       29 Lukasz Stefaniak
      1     66        0 jorgesg1986
      1     27       31 Rob Moore
      1     20        8 Nathan Kleyn
      1     10       12 James Roper
      1      5        3 Jason Longshore
      1      5        1 Justin Peel
      1      4        1 Linh Nguyen
      1      2        2 Mikko Östlund
      1      2        2 Matt Kohl
      1      3        1 László van den Hoek
      1      3        0 Nicolas Vollmar
      1      1        1 Elijah Rippeth
      1      1        1 Bora Kaplan
      1      1        1 Filip Jeremic
      1      1        1 Nafer Sanabria
      1      1        1 Camille Ballouche
      1      1        1 李晨曦
      1      1        1 J Evans
      1      1        0 Kirill A. Korinsky

Happy hakking!

– The Akka Team