tame cassandra with akka

illustrated how I managed to throttle the operations towards cassandra, based on asynchronous operations & batched operations. there’re 3 primary operations, `save`, `delete` & `load`, all three use the same `primary key` as `path`, and all cassandra operations are modeled as akka messages, and sent to a single `Actor`:`ChannelManager` in our case. The manager is capable…

what Akka doesn’t do for you

Akka is an awesome actor system, its abstraction away from the threads is absolutely great, yet, you might have to deal with those as Akka couldn’t solve everything. In the experience of latest project, I’ve got chance playing Akka with ZooKeeper, with Cassandra, with Spray and a lot of the asynchronous world, and whenever Akka needs…