We are currently building a very large Akka system. It will have a gazillion connections to various external systems, lots of queues and internal services. Time to browse through Stevens for some inspiration on protocol design.



I’m designing a new distributed system for a customer which unlike the legacy system will have to scale horizontally. And of course we run into a lot of classic design problems when building a distributed system. The Lamport, Shostak, Pease paper is a classic and worth reading again.