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Real-time predictive analytics with IoT for the datacenter

Streaming data pipelines allow almost any organization to deliver higher value, faster, to customers. In this case, InfoSight is transforming the customer experience with AI for data center to predict and prevent problems. Delivering on the real-time element of the customer experience, however, necessitated a major overhaul to the InfoSight architecture, which was one of the most critical lessons learned.

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internet-of-thingscustomer-engagementmicroservicesfast-data

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Real-time machine learning and AI for medical billing

We were excited to connect with Middlegate’s Roshan Fernando (CEO) and Ed Stull (CTO) to learn more about their use of Akka as the backbone of their Grace platform, and how their new approach is taming key medical billing complexity issues that apply to every healthcare provider in the United States.

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akka

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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: LinkedIn’s Real-Time Presence Platform

LinkedIn provides a technical walk-through of how they used the Play Framework and the Akka Actor Model to build the massive infrastructure that keeps track of the online status of millions of members at any given moment.

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akkaplay

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America’s Largest Telecommunications Provider Goes Reactive

Verizon Wireless deploys Lightbend Reactive Platform and doubles overall business and performance results using half the hardware.

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legacy-modernizationakkaplayjava

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Real-time home monitoring with IoT

How One of the Smart Home Industry’s Hottest Vendors Leverages Akka to Manage Event Streaming for Millions of Customers.

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internet-of-thingsfast-dataakka

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Weight Watchers Accelerates Digital Transformation With Lightbend

How The Weight Loss Industry Leader’s New Class of Customer Services Are Being Driven by Microservices and Fast Data

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microservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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Real-time decision making for auto loans

No one likes waiting, especially for loan approvals. So when Capital One needed to upgrade its auto financing loan origination systems for near-real-time decision making at high scale, they brought in Akka, Spark and Cassandra to create a lightning fast user experience.

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microservicesfast-dataakka

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Real-time recommendations for credit offers

How Credit Karma won over 60M users and flipped the balance of credit data to consumers with a completely new business model based on Reactive Systems and Fast Data streaming with Akka, Akka Streams, Kafka, Scala and Spark.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementfast-data

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Norwegian Cruises To Record Profits With Reactive

How Lightbend Enabled the Technology Innovation that Catapulted the Cruise Industry’s Hottest Company.

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legacy-modernizationinternet-of-thingscustomer-engagementakkaplayscala

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Intel's GearPump Real-Time Streaming Engine Using Akka

Big data streaming frameworks today must process immense amounts of data from an expanding set of disparate data sources. Beyond the requirements of fault tolerance, scalability and performance, compelling streaming engines should provide a programming model where computations can be easily expressed and deployed in a distributed manner. Akka is a natural fit to meet these requirements.

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new-businessmicroservicesfast-dataakkascala

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Reactive Drives Innovation In Streaming Music Industry

How iHeartRadio is Accelerating New Features With Reactive, Microservices and Lightbend Expert Support.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementmicroservicesakka

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Samsung Strategy And Innovation Center Executes IoT Vision At Startup-Speed With Reactive Architecture

Play and Akka Central to Samsung’s Internet of Things Data Exchange Platform.

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internet-of-thingsnew-businessmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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UniCredit Powers “Fast Data” Customer-Insight Platform With Apache Spark, Scala, Akka And Play

Facing an inability to easily access and rapidly analyze decades of historical data, UniCredit’s team started on their “fast data” project. The goal was clear: unlock the value in this massive quantity of data that they had never before been able to see in order to understand the needs of future customers.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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UK’s Online Gaming Leader Bets Big On Reactive To Drive Real-Time Personalization

With real-time customer data becoming the new battleground within the gambling industry, the UK’s online gaming leader William Hill bets big on "Reactive" to drive personalization.

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customer-engagementmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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UK Price Comparison Leader Goes "Reactive" To Fuel Next Phase Of Growth

UK Price Comparison Leader Goes Reactive to Fuel Next Phase of Growth. A Category Leader that Embraces the Startup Mentality.

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legacy-modernizationmarket-expansionmicroservicesakkaplay

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New Tweets Per Second Record, And How!

A primary goal at Twitter is to make sure the service is always available no matter what is happening around the world. This goal felt unattainable in 2010 with Ruby, when the World Cup put Twitter squarely in the center of a real-time, global conversation. Learn how Twitter re-architected its site using Scala to make sure their service is resilient to the world’s impulses.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementscala

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From 5 To 50 Million Users And Beyond: Why Wix Went Reactive

Wix was founded in 2006, with the goal of simplifying website creation for everyone, regardless of their technical skills Today if your family member needs to create a website to share photos, or if your friend is creating a website for a yoga studio or consultancy business - chances are high that they'll choose Wix. That's because the company has successfully lowered the barrier to entry for anyone who wants to contribute a professional online presence. So much so, that it already has over 50 million registered users, continues to grow by over a million new users a month and in November 2013 started trading on the NASDAQ.

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legacy-modernizationscala

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Walmart Boosts Conversions By 20% With Lightbend Reactive Platform

After rebuilding its web application and mobile stack with Scala, Akka and Play, Walmart Canada experiences faster development and improved scalability.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementmicroservicesakkaplayscala

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PayPal Blows Past 1 Billion Transactions Per Day Using Just 8 VMs With Akka, Scala, Kafka and Akka Streams

PayPal has made headlines recently with the performance of their open source squbs platform, based on Akka and written in Scala, which easily handles over 1 billion transactions a day on minimal infrastructure.

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementmicroservicesakkascala

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Distributed Mesh In The Home: How Eero Is Disrupting Consumer WiFi With Highly Reliable Systems Powered By Akka And Reactive

eero turned to Lightbend and its Reactive Platform for help in building their backend solution in the cloud. The challenge was how to build a highly available, high performance infrastructure that’s able to communicate with each eero device. The central problem with traditional web architectures boils down to concurrency and database shared memory. To solve these challenges, we chose Akka — an open-source toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed and resilient message-driven applications.

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internet-of-thingsakkascala

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Swisscom Revolutionizes Urban Planning Data With Real-Time Mobile Analytics

How Switzerland’s largest telecommunications provider shipped a major new data pipelining service in less than a year with Lightbend Reactive Platform.

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new-businessmicroservicesfast-dataakkascala

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How Apache Spark, Scala, And Functional Programming Made Hard Problems Easy At Barclays

How Apache Spark, Scala, and Functional Programming Made Hard Problems Easy at Barclays.

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fast-datascala

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Dutch E-Commerce Giant Wehkamp Drives Global Expansion By Modernizing Systems For “Reactive”

Dutch E-Commerce Giant Wehkamp Drives Global Expansion By Modernizing Systems for Reactive.

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legacy-modernizationmarket-expansionmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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How Dwango Scaled Live Streaming With Play And Akka

We were able to resolve the performance problem we originally had by using Scala, Akka, and Play.

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legacy-modernizationakkaplayscala

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47 Degrees adopts the Lightbend Platform

Writing great code isn't enough to guarantee successful deployment of applications anymore. The tools that developers use have never been more important, as users demand sub-second response time from applications that run at internet scale. 47 Degrees talks about how they decided that the Lightbend Platform was the right choice for them.

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legacy-modernizationnew-businessmicroservicesakkaplayscala

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A British Consultancy Chooses Lightbend

Cake Solutions offers an interesting view into the decision process behind evaluating and onboarding new technology providers, and how those choices can improve delivery times, product quality and reliability.

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legacy-modernizationnew-businessmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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Keeping Borders Safe With Akka

A camera and sensor system with which the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee supports mobile security monitoring near the borders of Germany and Belgium was recently built utilizing components of the Lightbend Platform.

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legacy-modernizationinternet-of-thingsakkascala

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Lightbend Aids In Train Safety In The Netherlands

The Lightbend Reactive Platform enabled Xebia to create a solution that allows all parties working on the Dutch rail network to accurately track and account for all cargo moving around the country using mobile devices. In the event of a rail accident, first responders are now armed with accurate information regarding the type of cargo involved and can plan the safest and most expedient way to deal with the situation without putting their lives in unnecessary danger.

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scalaakka

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2.2 Billion Clicks And Beyond: How Hootsuite Modernized Its URL Shortener To Scala/Akka Using The Lightbend Reactive Platform

Hootsuite is the world's most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard.

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legacy-modernizationmicroservicesakkascala

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Zalando Reaches Past $3 Billion In Sales Amid 100x Traffic Spikes Using Reactive Platform

At the core of Zalando's architecture is Lightbend Reactive Platform featuring Scala, Akka, and Play Framework. These technologies have enabled Zalando to become far more agile and productive in development, as well as hardened production systems for resilience and elastic scalability in the face of regular 100x traffic spikes.

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legacy-modernizationmarket-expansionmicroservicesfast-dataakkaplayscala

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Flipkart Reduces Infrastructure By 75% And "Connekts" With 70 Million Shoppers Using Reactive Microservices

Flipkart Reduces Infrastructure By 75% And "Connekts" With 70 Million Shoppers Using Reactive Microservices

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legacy-modernizationcustomer-engagementmicroservices