Refactoring an Actor Model System from Nact.io to Camunda Cloud

by Josh Wulf on Dec 14 2020 in Tutorials Use cases .

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the Open Source Erlang language and the Erlang virtual machine. Renowned for its reliability, the ability to hot-patch running code, and the Actor model, Erlang has been incredibly influential in software development, particularly in scalable distributed systems. If you look through the Zeebe source code, you’ll see Actor components sprinkled throughout. Zeebe core engineer Deepthi Akkoorath did her PhD thesis in Scalable Consistency in the Multi-core Era and is a huge fan of Erlang. Read more…