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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 6.7K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Orleans's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Orleans?

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

20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Orleans.
Private Decisions at about Orleans

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Orleans in their tech stack.

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Valery Sntx
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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.
It is a portable, event-driven runtime that makes it easy for developers to build resilient, stateless and stateful microservices that run on the cloud and edge and embraces the diversity of languages and developer frameworks.
It is the only IDE you鈥檒l ever need to take control of your Kubernetes clusters. It is a standalone application for MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems. It is open source and free.
Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.
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.
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Orleans's Followers
40 developers follow Orleans to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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