What is Akka?

What is Akka?

AKKA accelerates innovation and time-to-market of products and services for the digital industrial world As a global leader in engineering consulting and R&D services, AKKA supports the world’s leading industry players in their digital transformation and throughout their entire product life cycle.

Why should I learn Akka?

By learning Akka and how to use the actor model, you will gain access to a vast and deep set of tools that solve difficult distributed/parallel systems problems in a uniform programming model where everything fits together tightly and efficiently.

What’s a good definition of information literacy?

What’s a good definition of ‘information literacy’? According to the American Library Association, “Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to ‘recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.'”.

What is Akka toolkit?

Akka is a toolkit for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications for Java and Scala

Why Akka? Actors and Streams let you build systems that scale up, using the resources of a server more efficiently, and scale out, using multiple servers. 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.

When was Akka first released?

Bonér began working on Akka in early 2009 and wrote up his vision for it in June of that year. The first public release was Akka 0.5, announced in January 2010. Akka is now part of the Lightbend Platform together with the Play framework and the Scala programming language.

Who is the technical lead for Akka?

Viktor Klang became the technical lead for the Akka project in September 2011. When Viktor became Director of Engineering at Lightbend in December 2012, Roland Kuhn became the technical lead for Akka. The main part of the development is done by a core team employed at Lightbend, supported by an active community.

What is Akka in Scala?

Akka is written in Scala and, as of Scala 2.10, the actors in the Scala standard library are deprecated in favor of Akka. An actor implementation, written by Philipp Haller, was released in July 2006 as part of Scala 2.1.7.