🍯 DevJam: Apollo, Akka and Kubernetes w/ 🍺 beers and snacks
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28 November-18:00 -21:00
We are glad to announce our next meetup with amazing presentations on Apollo and Kubernetes.
# The Schedule
18:00 – Doors open / Pizza / Drinks / Introduction
19:00 – Apollo as a local state manager
19:45 – Break
20:00 – Clustered Akka apps and Kubernetes: the holy grail to elasticity?
20:45 – Networking / Beers / Snacks
# “Apollo as a local state manager”
by Valentine Nesterov | Sytac
1. What is the Apollo?
2. Apollo Server
3. Apollo Client
4. Apollo links
5. Schema Stitching
6. Apollo cache
Software engineer at Sytac with a passion for frontend development. Worked on server-side development out of school then moved more towards frontend development.
# “Clustered Akka apps and Kubernetes: the holy grail to elasticity?”
by Fabio Tiriticco
Akka is the most mature choice to implement the traits of the Reactive Manifesto, thanks to the Actor model. Resilience is enabled by asynchronous message passing and Actor supervision. Location transparency, message routing and the “share nothing” approach enable seamless scalability, but once our app is deployed we need to rely on some external infrastructure to automatically scale up or down our services. At this point, Akka alone is not sufficient anymore. What else do we need?
We found Docker & Kubernetes to be a perfect match for clustered Akka applications running in the cloud. Thanks to the Kubernetes API, one can write infrastructure logic that complements the business logic. This leads to a general approach of infrastructure-as-code tailored to each different business case, which in turn lets companies achieve maximum efficiency and resource usage.
Tech Lead, Reactive Architect and Scala Developer. Community guy at the root – I’m the organiser of the Reactive Amsterdam meetup. Long distance bicycle touring and fingerpicking guitar.
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