Another pretty big Akka based project (as in, really using Akka a lot) is
Apache OpenWhisk, the open source "amazon lambda";
Check it out as well.

https://github.com/apache?q=openwhisk

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 2:32 PM, Konrad “ktoso” Malawski <
konrad.malaw...@lightbend.com> wrote:

> Best to ask on a Flink forum ;-)
>
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> On February 19, 2018 at 14:32:15, Unmesh Joshi (unmeshjo...@gmail.com)
> wrote:
>
> Thanks Konrad.
> What I was interested in was what use cases both Spark and Flink used
> Actors for specifically. Are there any notes/docs around those that anyone
> knows of?
>
>
>
> On Monday, 19 February 2018 07:33:43 UTC+5:30, Konrad Malawski wrote:
>>
>> Hi there,
>> There's been some confusion about how Spark used Akka, so let's clear
>> that up first:
>> It wasn't really core to any of the operations or core of Spark, and was
>> used only to orchestrate some things,
>> it was using raw Akka Remoting (which is discouraged, use Cluster instead
>> due to the resilience benefits it gives).
>>
>> Users would sometimes want to combine Akka based things with their Spark
>> jobs, but since Spark did not have Akka as a focus-on
>> thing, but merely a small piece of code they tagged along, and they had
>> internal mechanisms to do similar things as they used Akka for (just a few
>> simple rpc-style calls),
>> it was better for everyone to remove the dependency -- as Spark was using
>> a rather old version, and people wanted to use recent versions of Akka --
>> the usual dependency mess you get with big projects in other words.
>>
>> Thus Akka was removed from Spark, allowing users to bring their own Akka
>> based libraries into Spark apps at-will, which is better for both projects
>> and users as well.
>> Shedding dependencies is generally a good thing, and I think Spark did
>> the right thing there. You'll also notice how Akka tries to avoid any kind
>> of external dependency that we're able to avoid -- for the same reasons,
>> avoiding dependency hell for end users.
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 8:58 PM, Unmesh Joshi <unmes...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Apache Spark used to use Akka Actors (which is replaced by Netty now)
>>> and Apache Flink uses Actors. I am trying to understand the use case of
>>> Actor usage in both these frameworks. Any pointers for help?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Unmesh
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