Demystifying concurrency using Actors, Let there be Abstraction (Part 1)

Why Actor Model?


What is an Actor?

  • Create new Actors
  • Send messages to Actors it knows
  • Designate how it should handle the next message it receives

How do Actors find each other?


And Boom! To the rescue for our crashed de-capsulated data comes …

How Actor Model gets rid of Locks?

  1. Read current balance.
  2. Check if current balance is enough to withdraw requested amount.
  3. Return Success or Failure depending on step 2.




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Acho Sharashenidze

Acho Sharashenidze


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