A new case study about WhitePages’ rewrite to an Scala and Akka based system just came out. Our favourite quote is “Using Akka for one crucial, high-throughput service […] reduced the number of servers required from 60 to 5 with improvements to latency, stability, and consistency”.
Read the entire study here: Case Study: WhitePages rebuilds with Scala and Akka to improve scaling
Marek Prochera revisits Akka’s different router configurations and deployment patterns in his latest blog post: Building a scalable and highly available reactive applications with Akka! Load balancing revisited.
There has been quite a few articles posted to celebrate Akka anniversary.
Akka turns 5 this month! To celebrate, register for upcoming Akka Days webinar and hear some cool use cases: http://info.typesafe.com/acton/media/3608/akka-days
We—the Akka committers—are pleased to be able to announce the availability of Akka 2.3.4. This release contains extensive changes to the experimental module Akka Persistence, see release notes.
We are very excited to release the first preview of Akka HTTP’s core module based on an updated preview of Akka Streams. It is the fruit of the collaboration between the Spray and Akka teams and aims to bring you fully reactive HTTP streams.
Please see the announcement for more details.