Akka vs. Orleans

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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.

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.
Why do developers choose Akka?
Why do you like Akka?

Why do developers choose Orleans?
Why do you like Orleans?

What are the cons of using Akka?
Downsides of Akka?

What are the cons of using Orleans?
No Cons submitted yet for Orleans
Downsides of Orleans?

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What companies use Akka?
96 companies on StackShare use Akka
What companies use Orleans?
2 companies on StackShare use Orleans
What tools integrate with Akka?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Akka
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Akka and Orleans?

  • Spring - The Spring Framework provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications
  • Scala - Scala is a pure-bred object-oriented language that runs on the JVM
  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Erlang - A programming language used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability

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