Launch Event - Akka Serverless Open Beta: Stateful Services Made Simple
Announcing the Akka Serverless Open Beta
Watch Lightbend and special guests for the first public view of Akka Serverless, a new breed of hosted serverless platform that lets you create stateful, high-performance back-end services and APIs in your language of choice.
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Akka Serverless offers a zero-friction development experience and takes away the complexities of managing cloud-based services and databases–freeing you to focus on the code that matters.
This 1-hour launch event provides a high-level view of serverless, a live demo of Akka Serverless, and a discussion with beta users from Google and Judopay. Here is the agenda:
Welcome and Introduction
Jonas Bonér, Founder and CEO at Lightbend
Why Serverless for Enterprise Development
James Ward, Developer Advocate at Google
Akka Serverless Live Demo
Leon Stigter, Sr. Product Manager for Akka Serverless at Lightbend
Some things to know about Akka Serverless
Serverless simplified: this is good news for you
As the industry turns to cloud native systems to deliver business value, the challenges of runaway costs, new forms of complexity, and a lack of expertise in this new technology ecosystem are causes for concern. Akka Serverless is a hosted stateful serverless platform that provides simplicity, rapid time to value and high-performance–without having to mess around with Kubernetes and databases.
What’s different about Akka Serverless?
Unlike other solutions out there, Akka Serverless is a platform for easily building stateful services and APIs using your language and tool chains of choice. It delivers high performance and very low latency in an extremely cost-efficient manner–without worrying about setting up databases, managing state, or ongoing maintenance. Most important: you get your code into production in minutes.
What are some use cases for Akka Serverless?
- Event-triggered computing (all kinds of devices accessing/uploading files)
- Multiplexing for live video broadcasting
- Edge/IoT data processing (trigger events/massive scale)
- Back-end APIs (e.g., mobile)
- Business process automation (integration)
We hope you find an opportunity to try out Akka Serverless. Sign up here: