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An approach to building distributed applications in .NET
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What is Orleans?

Orleans is a framework that provides a straightforward approach to building distributed high-scale computing applications, without the need to learn and apply complex concurrency or other scaling patterns. It was created by Microsoft Research and designed for use in the cloud.
Orleans is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Orleans is an open source tool with 6.2K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Orleans's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Orleans?

6 companies reportedly use Orleans in their tech stacks, including odds-bods, Zdravel, and Nomnio.

18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Orleans.

Why developers like Orleans?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Orleans
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Orleans Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Orleans?
Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM.
RxJS is a library for reactive programming using Observables, to make it easier to compose asynchronous or callback-based code. This project is a rewrite of Reactive-Extensions/RxJS with better performance, better modularity, better debuggable call stacks, while staying mostly backwards compatible, with some breaking changes that reduce the API surface.
Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.
Finagle is an extensible RPC system for the JVM, used to construct high-concurrency servers. Finagle implements uniform client and server APIs for several protocols, and is designed for high performance and concurrency.
Redux Observable
It allows developers to dispatch a function that returns an observable, promise or iterable of action(s). Compose and cancel async actions to create side effects and more.
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Orleans's Followers
26 developers follow Orleans to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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