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The Three Paths to Scaling with Akka

Scalai0 2017


This talk consists of a comprehensive walkthrough of the microservices pattern with Akka and Cassandra. It reviews the three primary aspects to consider when developing scalable microservices:

  • Separating functionality in Microservices
  • Cloning nodes
  • Data partitioning

For our purposes, the talk will mainly focus on this third aspect of leveraging Akka and Cassandra to achieve scalable microservices through proper data partitioning.

The Microservices Pattern is on the top of the wave nowadays. Knowing its fundamentals, and how Akka can help on this approach is highly valuable to any developer who is currently involved, or will be in the future, with high volumes of data, and will open the door to creating a more resilient and robust application.

See the code repo for this talk here: Scalaio Microservices

This talk was presented by Fran Pérez at Scalaio 2017 in Lyon, France.

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