List/Grid Tag Archives: Akka

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Akka STM – Playing PingPong with STM Refs and Agents

PingPong is a classic example where 2 players (or threads) access a shared resource – PingPong Table and pass the Ball (state variable) between each other. With any shared resource, ...
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Implementing Master Slave / Grid Computing Pattern in Akka

Master Slave pattern is a prime example of fault tolerance and parallel computation. The idea behind the pattern is to partition the work into identical sub tasks which are then delegated ...
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Processing 10 million messages with Akka

Akka Actors promise concurrency. What better way to simulate that and see if how much time it takes to process 10 million messages using commodity hardware and software without any ...
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Word Count MapReduce with Akka

In my ongoing workings with Akka, i recently wrote an Word count map reduce example. This example implements the Map Reduce model, which is very good fit for a scale out design approach. ...
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Connect to RabbitMQ (AMQP) using Scala, Play and Akka

In this article we’ll look at how you can connect from Scala to RabbitMQ so you can support the AMQP protocol from your applications. In this example I’ll use the Play Framework ...
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Play!ing (2.0) with Twitter Bootstrap, WebSockets, Akka and OpenLayers

The original post can be found on the ekito website. For one of our client, we need to show a map with vehicles position updated in real-time. So I began to make a prototype using ...
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What is Akka?

Before I delve into what is an Akka, let us take a step back to understand how the concept of concurrent programming has evolved in the application development world. The applications ...
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Play 2.0: Akka, Rest, Json and dependencies

I’ve been diving more and more into scala the last couple of months. Scala together with the “Play Framework” provides you with a very effective and quick development ...
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Even simpler scalability with Akka through RegistryActor

Let’s imagine, your system is deployed on one node, where you running actors that literally draining out the resources. You want to add some more nodes running actors of the same ...
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