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Azure Service Fabric introduction - Part 4: Actors

Part 1 - Getting it running Part 2 - WebAPI-based stateless service Part 3 - Stateful services Part 4 - Actors Part 5 - Running a cluster in the cloud Part 6 - Continuous delivery using TeamCity In the previous chapter of this introduction we wrote a stateful service to keep track of our herd of sheep. Whenever a sheep reports its whereabouts the service will update a timestamp for the sheep, keeping track of when…

A more functionally idiomatic approach to Akka.NET

Three weeks ago I wrote about my experiences trying out Akka.NET. I had assembled a small working Akka.NET example application written in F# using the information I was able to find on the subject. My first attempt however borrowed heavily from the none-functional approach to Akka.NET, and while that worked fine, it wasn't very elegant. After publishing the blog post I got some suggestions and help from the Akka.NET team and @RogerAlsing…

An Actor model example with Akka.NET

I have long been interested in designing distributed applications using the Actor model, taking a special interest in both Erlang, and Project Orleans for .NET. The introduction of Akka.NET seems to hold a lot of promise, so with V1 just around the corner I wanted to get my hands on it and give it a try. What is Akka.NET and the Actor model? Akka.NET is a port of the popular JVM-based Akka toolkit…