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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…

Azure Service Fabric introduction - Part 2: WebAPI-based stateless service

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 (coming) Part 6 - Continuous delivery using TeamCity (coming) - Now that we have our local cluster running we can get started working on our actual application. If you have read part 1, you know that we are setting out to build a cloud-based solution for…

Azure Service Fabric introduction - Part 1: Getting it running

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 (coming) Part 6 - Continuous delivery using TeamCity (coming) - I've been meaning to write about Azure Service Fabric for a while. In my opinion it is one of the most exciting things that has happened on Azure so far. It promises a radical new way…

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…