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What is Protoactor?

It is a Next generation Actor Model framework. It introduces "Actor Standard Protocol", a predefined contract of base primitives which can be consumed by different language implementations. This is a game changer in the field of actor systems, you are now free to pick and choose languages for your different actor based microservices in a way never seen before.
Protoactor is a tool in the Concurrency Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Protoactor is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 395 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Protoactor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Protoactor?

Protoactor Integrations

Protoactor's Features

  • Simple Concurrency & Distribution
  • Extreme Performance
  • Resilient by Design
  • Built on standards

Protoactor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Protoactor?
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Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and resilient message-driven applications on the JVM.
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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