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The platform for the next generation of event-driven, scalable and fault-tolerant architectures on the JVM. Akka is an implementation of the actor model, a mathematical model of concurrent computation, based on the central idea of actors.

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First released 2009
Developed by Lightbend
Latest stable version 2
Open-source Not defined
Used by CapitalOne, Hootsuite, Walmart, PayPal

Interesting facts

Akka’s features have some similarities to Erlang.  It focuses on the Actor class for message processing.  Actors have a hierarchical arrangement; parent actors are responsible for supervision of their child actors.


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