Introduction

At Hootsuite the Play framework has been an important part of our Scala based microservices. As we refined our practices, however, we began to experiment at a lower level of abstraction than the Play framework provides. In fact, since version 2.5, Play’s streaming API has been based on Akka Streams. Since our newer microservices skeletons come with Akka dependencies built in, we decided to use Akka Streams directly for all our streaming needs.

What is Streaming?

“Big Data” is a buzz word that’s been thrown around a lot in recent memory. With the growth of landscapes such as Social…

Rajdeep Kambo

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