Actors and microservices - Can Two Walk Together?

A session at DevconTLV March

Tuesday 22nd March, 2016

4:25pm to 4:55pm (JMT)

The Actor Model is an alternative approach to writing concurrent software without the problems introduced by multithreaded concurrency.

“Virtual Actors” are a new development of the actor model, aimed for solving distributed concurrency issues, providing better productivity, and building cloud native scalable architecture.

With the recent trend of moving into microservices based architecture, there is some confusion about Actors, microservices, and how they fit together.

This session will introduce Actors, Virtual Actors, and how they make distributed application programming a lot simpler. We will then explore the idea of building a microservices architecture on top of Actors, how they combine, and some of the lessons learnt at Gigya doing that.

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Rotem Hermon

VP Architecture at Gigya

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Time 4:25pm4:55pm JMT

Date Tue 22nd March 2016


Data Track, Tel Aviv Cinematheque

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