Lightbend has announced the availability of its Akka Cloud Platform on the AWS Marketplace. Akka Cloud Platform makes it simple for enterprise development teams to build and deploy cloud-native microservices on AWS and integrate with other AWS and third-party services such as Kafka and Cassandra.
Akka Cloud Platform is built on Lightbend’s Akka Platform technology, claimed to be the leading framework for building distributed applications, marking the availability of Akka for the first time on a cloud service marketplace.
According to the company, enterprises such as Starbucks, Verizon, Tesla and PayPal use Akka to develop microservices based applications optimized for distributed cloud computing requirements of unlimited scale and infallible resiliency to power their most mission-critical business applications.
Akka Cloud Platform for AWS optimizes the capabilities of Akka into the AWS ecosystem, including improved deployment in Amazon EKS. Telemetry and observability provide advanced system monitoring and management and there are simple integration paths for relevant AWS services. Billing is managed through AWS.
Akka Cloud Platform will be available on additional cloud service providers throughout the year.