List/Grid Tag Archives: Akka

akka-logo

Three flavours of request-response pattern in Akka

Imagine a simple Akka actor system consisting of two parties: MonitoringActor and NetworkActor. Whenever someone (client) sends CheckHealth to the former one it asks the latter by sending ...
akka-logo

Sending Email with Java and Akka actors

Akka is a concurrent framework written by Scala. Here I demonstrate sample application to send emails with Akka and implemented in Java. Reasons I decided to use Akka framework other ...
akka-logo

Future Composition with Scala and Akka

Scala is functional and object-oriented language, which runs on the JVM. For concurrent and/or parallel programming it is a suitable choice along with the Akka framework, which provides ...
akka-logo

Managing congested actors in Akka

There comes a time in an Akka application when an actor can longer handle increasing load. Since each actor can only handle one message at a time and it keeps a backlog of pending messages ...
akka-logo

Akka vs Storm

I was recently working a bit with Twitter’s Storm, and it got me wondering, how does it compare to another high-performance, concurrent-data-processing framework, Akka. What’s Akka ...
akka-logo

ElasticMQ 0.7.0: long polling, non-blocking implementation using Akka and Spray

ElasticMQ 0.7.0, a message queueing system with an actor-based Scala and Amazon SQS-compatible interfaces, was just released. It is a major rewrite, using Akka actors at the core and ...
akka-logo

Typed ask for Akka

Akka is a great tool for writing distributed applications. One thing that always surprised me though is that while being based on Scala, which is a very type-safe language, the elementary ...
akka-logo

WatchService combined with Akka actors

WatchService is a handy class that can notify you about any file system changes (create/update/delete of file) in a given set of directories. It is described nicely in the official ...
akka-logo

Futures in Akka with Scala

Akka is actor based, event-driven framework for building highly concurrent, reliable applications. Shouldn’t come a surprise that concept of a future is ubiquitous in a system ...
software-development-2-logo

Software Transactional Memory (STM)

The Actor Model is based on the premise of small independent processes working in isolation and where the state can be updated only via message passing. The actors hold the state within ...
Java Code Geeks and all content copyright © 2010-2014, Exelixis Media Ltd | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact
All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing on Java Code Geeks are the property of their respective owners.
Java is a trademark or registered trademark of Oracle Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Java Code Geeks is not connected to Oracle Corporation and is not sponsored by Oracle Corporation.
Do you want to know how to develop your skillset and become a ...
Java Rockstar?

Subscribe to our newsletter to start Rocking right now!

To get you started we give you two of our best selling eBooks for FREE!

Get ready to Rock!
You can download the complementary eBooks using the links below:
Close