Build reactive applications and modernize your business

Reactive Platform enables you to revitalize existing and build new applications that take advantage of advances in distributed architecture and cloud computing. Offered by IBM in partnership with Lightbend, Reactive Platform is based on the leading JVM development platform for creating massively scalable, self-healing microservices on a message-driven runtime.

Reactive Platform now includes a monitoring console to provide deep insights into application health and performance, visualize telemetry data and metrics, and set alerts.

Reactive Platform

Revitalize legacy systems

Breathe new life into legacy systems with an asynchronous, message-driven approach that integrates with Java and Scala libraries and tools, as well as IDEs, DBs and Fast Data systems.

Build cognitive solutions

Capitalize on high-velocity, high-volume data streams by building reactive systems of microservices with Reactive Platform for enterprise AI or cognitive solutions.

Accelerate time to value

With Development Accelerator, gain access to the tools and experts to accelerate learning and support project success by removing development blockers and promoting knowledge transfer more seamlessly.

What it can do for your business

  • More reliable infrastructure
  • More profitable infrastructure
  • Massive scalability and elasticity
  • Rapid time to value
  • Higher developer productivity
  • Disrupt markets

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Reactive Platform Console
Reactive Platform Console
Reactive Platform Grafana Dashboard
Reactive Platform Grafana Dashboard

Which option is right for you?

  • Free Edition


    Developers can start building reactive systems using the open source toolkits and frameworks that form the core of Reactive Platform: Lagom, Play, and Akka.

  • Development Accelerator


    Commercial extensions to the open source and monitoring console for use in non-production environments, and access to experts for developer assistance.

  • Reactive Platform


    Reactive Platform contains all you need to build and run mission critical reactive applications in production.

Available as an IBM Cloud Pak

Easy to deploy, integrated, enterprise-grade container software

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