So You Want To Be an Actor? Lessons From Implementing The Actor Model

Updated on December 5, 2022
GOTO Amsterdam 2023
Vagif Abilov
Vagif Abilov

Senior consultant at Miles with 30+ years of programming experience

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It's been a few years since our system based on the actor model has been deployed in production. Like every software system, it's undergoing continuous changes. It is now running in a cluster, and we have redesigned its persistence layer. Did we make the right choice with the actor model? (Spoler: we did). What was hard to achieve? What would we have done differently today? Come to this talk to learn from our experience.