The Akka Team

Reactive Distributed Systems Toolkit
March 25, 2020

Akka gRPC 0.8.0 Released

The Akka Team at Lightbend recently released Akka gRPC 0.8.0, a library for building streaming gRPC servers and clients on top of Akka Streams and Akka HTTP. We wanted to ask a few questions about this milestone, including the feature highlights, contributors, and plans for the future.

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Hugh McKee

Developer Advocate
February 13, 2020

Operating Akka Clusters using KUDO

The combination of extensible, open, dynamically scalable infrastructure (Kubernetes plus Kudo), with an extensible, open stateful runtime (Akka) opens up amazing possibilities.

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Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
January 2, 2020

Why I Love Akka: Video With Hugh McKee

Take a moment to watch Hugh McKee, Developer Advocate, speaker, and O'Reilly author, describe how Akka makes his life easier, and why Akka is a great match for cloud native applications.

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Oliver White

Chief Storyteller
December 10, 2019

Akka Fireside Chat On New Akka Actors In Akka 2.6

In this special roundtable conversation about all things Akka, we sit down with notable Akka experts Helena Edelson, Johan Andrén, and Manuel Bernhardt, to discuss the recent release of Akka 2.6, which introduces the long-awaited Typed Actor API to overall toolkit.

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Telemetry Team

October 9, 2019

Lightbend Telemetry 2.12 Released

We are pleased to announce a new release of Lightbend Telemetry, a suite of observability tooling for Lightbend Platform. This release includes new instrumentation providing key visibility into Akka’s Persistent Actors and Lagom’s Persistent Entities.

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