REACTIVE WAYS 2018
Bringing Reactive to DFW, TX
Thursday August 9th, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST
Lightbend and Logic Keepers
Lightbend provides an application and systems development platform for building distributed applications and modernizing aging infrastructures. Using microservices and fast data on message-driven runtime, Lightbend architecture enables customers’ applications to scale effortlessly on multi-core and cloud computing architectures. Logic Keepers helps by expanding the reactive platform footprint and enables our clients to power through the challenging journey of digital transformation and application modernization.
Thursday August 9th, 2018
|6:30 - 7:00||Arriving/Refreshments|
|7:00 - 8:00||Lightbend Talk (Understanding how to use Akka clusters effectively)|
|8:00 - 8:15||Q&A|
|8:15 - 8:30||Networking|
Understanding how to use Akka clusters effectively
Speaker: Kiki Carter (Lightbend)
Understanding how to use Akka clusters effectively is well worth the effort. Ask anyone that “gets it.” In this discussion, we review a simple yet powerful visualization of a 5-node, RaspberryPi-based cluster to reveal the inner workings of Akka Cluster. In a matter of minutes, you will gain valuable insights into Akka clustering.
No prior knowledge of Akka is required, just an open mind and curiosity about learning Akka Learning Objectives
Attendees leave with:
Exposure to core Akka Clustering Concepts, Cluster node state (Down, Up, Weakly-up, Joining, …), Leader Election and Leader role, Heartbeating, Gossip protocol and Failure detector.
Understand what “Split Brain” means in the context of Clustering and the consequences of it occurring Using the Akka Split Brain Resolver to avoid running into Cluster Split Brain occurrences
About Kiki Carter
Principal Enterprise Architect at Lightbend, who has a passion for leading enterprise transformations, creating innovative solutions using emerging technologies to modernize heritage environments