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An Actor Model in Go

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Speaker: Bryan Boreham
Length: 0:31:38


The actor model makes it easier to reason about the behaviour of concurrent systems. Languages such as Erlang and Scala provide actor support as standard, but it can be added to your Go programs with just a little care.

This talk will cover: A basic description of the actor model, different styles of implementation of actors in Go, limitations of Go compared to an ideal actor model, experience from actors as used in Weave Net, the Open Source container network written in Go

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