[Haskell-cafe] Best Actor system?
zongheng.y at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 17:21:08 UTC 2014
Can anyone give some detailed cons of Akka / actor model?
On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:21 AM, Alois Cochard <alois.cochard at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have good experience with actors (Scala/Akka), and I can tell you that you
> should avoid them as much as possible.
> I think the model is good if you need to do some low level concurrency
> coding on a language that don't have effect tracking in types.
> Having used the Async library from Marlow, I highly recommend it... and it
> probably cover a big percentage of traditional concurrency use cases.
> You still have Haskell Cloud if you want distributed messaging.
> On 27 March 2014 06:29, james <james at mansionfamily.plus.com> wrote:
>> Having been introduced to actors by looking at Erlang, I discovered Akka.
>> It seems that the performance is pretty impressive and I like the model.
>> There seem to be several basic Actor libraries in Hackage, but they don't
>> to be very actively developed.
>> I'm more interested in the model for programming within a single runtime
>> than I am for distributed systems, but message and dispatch performance
>> definitely is important.
>> Can anyone share experiences with the different packages? Is any one
>> of them stand-out?
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