Scalable By Design - The "Orleans" Actor Framework for Azure
Play Scalable By Design - The "Orleans" Actor Framework for Azure
The Actor pattern is gaining popularity for building large-scale distributed concurrent applications. Microsoft "Orleans" is a framework that abstracts away complexities of managing state, scaling out and providing resilience, allowing us to easily build reactive applications on Azure that react to events, loads, users and failures. We will discuss architectural concepts and provides guidelines for using the "Orleans" framework with examples and interactive demos, and you will understand why the Halo team decided to use it to power their Halo 4 blockbuster title.