Lightbend Akka for Java – Expert (formerly Advanced Akka for Java)

Lightbend Akka for Java – Expert

The pinnacle of scalable, reactive applications! In this three-day course, experienced application developers learn to build distributed reactive applications using Akka and Java, scaling out multiple nodes, managing consistency, and dealing with persistence.


  • Developers with knowledge of and experience using Java and Akka, particularly topics covered in “Lightbend Akka for Java – Professional”
  • Developers with a good knowledge of Reactive Architecture, as covered in “Lightbend Reactive Architecture – Professional”
  • Developers who want to develop resilient, event-driven, scalable applications
  • Architects who want hands-on experience building Reactive apps with Akka


  • Developers gain knowledge and skills to design large-scale Akka applications
  • Certified Lightbend Trainers share how to configure, test, and tune multiple nodes
  • Production readiness – confidence to use Akka on a distributed system


  1. Review of Akka Basics
  2. Clustering
  3. Singletons
  4. Sharding
  5. Persistence
  6. Distributed Data


  • Level: Advanced – knowledge of and practical experience with Akka is assumed
  • Length: Three days – 21 hours of classroom time, plus breaks
  • Approach: Extensive hands-on coding – students develop a workshop case study and produce a fully functional application, distributed application
  • Requirements: Students bring their own laptops with Java 8

Related Trainings

  • Lightbend Reactive Architecture – Professional
  • Lightbend Akka for Java – Professional

Date & Location

19-21 September 2018

Franzensbrückenstraße 5/5
1020 Wien

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EUR 2.100,- (excl. VAT)

Combine your expert training with a visit to Vienna, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Wien - Neue Hofburg
  • Our training times always border to weekends for your convenience.
  • Vienna offers highlights and cultural specials during all seasons.
  • We help you with tipps and recommendations fitting your interests.

Course Instructor

Manuel Bernhardt is a passionate engineer, author and consultant specialised in reactive systems adoption.

As a certified Lightbend training partner he is helping teams of all sizes get up to speed with Akka and Scala, be it in German, English or French.


Company Details

  1. After submitting your registration you will receive our invoice.
  2. Your registration is confirmed after your payment comes in. We will send you an E-Mail confirming your spot in the training.
  3. We gladly assist you with recommendations for hotels, travel and free time activities to make your stay as productive and pleasurable as possible.
  4. For any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch.