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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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.