Akka Streams for mission critical systems

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@AshNuq from Lightbend posted about usage of akka streams in mission critical systems by large online payment industry leaders including PayPal, Credit Karma and Flipkart. These are collectively worth well over $50 billion in market capitalization.

Reactive Streams - asynchronous stream processing with non-blocking back pressure - which ensures that fast data sources don’t overwhelm the stream destination.

For enterprises dealing with streaming workloads that may never end, Akka Streams has proven to provide the availability, scalability, and resilience needed for production systems.

Author then looks into how each of above mentioned companies use akka to process terabytes of data transferred from browsers and mobile devices to their and ensures the data flow reliably, without data volumes overwhelming target data stores.

Charts included. Interesting reading!

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