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Published: Jan 28, 2014
Akka is a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed, and fault tolerant event-driven applications on the JVM. It offers very lightweight event-driven processes with approximately 2.7 million actors per GB RAM and a 'let-it-crash'model of fault-tolerance designed to work in a distributed environment. Akka can be used as a library for web-apps or as a stand-alone kernel to drop an application into.