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What is Akka?

Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM.

Akka is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.

Akka is an open source tool with 9.79K Github Stars and 3K Github Forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Akka's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Akka?

73 companies use Akka including Asana, Kifi, and Content Square.

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Why people like Akka

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use Akka.

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David Klotz
David Klotz
Software Engineer | 1 upvotes 49 views
atfileee GmbH

Akka powers our asynchronous document upload processor, handling e.g. tasks for OCR, thumbnail generation and document analysis. Akka

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captain of a starship at electronic dreams | 1 upvotes 39 views

we used akka as our concurrency system at talenthouse. had the chance to write several worker. we used both akka messaging and rabbitmq to communicate. quite a slick system, was fun writing it in scala. Akka

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Akka's alternatives

  • RxJS - The Reactive Extensions for JavaScript
  • Netty - Asynchronous event-driven network application framework
  • Finagle - An extensible RPC system for the JVM
  • Orleans - An approach to building distributed applications in .NET

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