As far as symbiotic love stories go, it doesn’t get much better than Kubernetes and Akka. Namely, one of Akka’s best features: Akka Cluster, which allows you to build distributed applications with services that span multiple nodes, without worrying about concurrency, communication, and so on.
Even since its initial release in 2013, Akka Cluster has searched for a node management system to handle Akka nodes and to provide a resilient and elastic infrastructure platform. Now, with Kubernetes, Akka can finally engage in the mutually beneficial relationship it’s been waiting for.
In this webinar by Hugh McKee, Developer Advocate at Lightbend, we take a look at how Akka and Kubernetes enjoy a symbiotic relationship, using live “crop circle” visuals to help. We’ll specifically review: