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re: Great article. I've been looking for an excuse to use Orleans. I would like to highlight one point about Orleans: it seems most suitable for distr...
 

Hi,

Thank you for the feedback :). IMHO, another concrete example, which is not part of the gaming world is this one: .I found it very interesting and Josef explains it very well. Let me know what you think. Sem

 

Thanks for this video! I hadn't seen it before.

Restaurants are another great use case. Each customer visit is a real-time scenario which: begins, stays active for a while and gets updated, and then ends. This matches really well with the Orleans virtual actor lifecycle. So the scenario seems really well suited. Pretty much anything that is "session"-like would fit really well.

The best-fit use case for actors where I work is probably training sessions. I'll have to keep this in mind when we hit scaling issues. Whereas administrative functions (adding trainees, courses, registrations) are pretty much random access and fit better with "data shipping".

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