Deployment and Container Orchestration

To deploy an application built using Akka Cluster you can use the the instructions in Deploying Akka Cluster to Kubernetes new tab.

The example from the Implementing Microservices with Akka tutorial contains build files for creating a Docker container for your application.


Docker is a popular containerization technology. If you are unfamiliar with containers, we recommend the Get Started with Docker new tab documentation.


Kubernetes (commonly stylized as K8s) is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management.