Testing (utest and itest) Apache Camel Blueprint route

In any integration project, testing is vital for multiple reasons: to guarantee that the integration logic matches the expectations to quickly identify some regression issues to test some special cases, like the errors for instance to validate the…

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Apache JMeter to test Apache ActiveMQ on CI with Maven/Jenkins

Apache JMeter is a great tool for testing, especially performance testing. It provides a lot of samplers that you can use to test your web services, web applications, etc. It also includes a couple of samplers for JMS…

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Webex on Ubuntu 14.04

Webex is a great tool but unfortunately, it doesn’t work “out of the box” on Ubuntu 14.04 (and also with previous Ubuntu releases). For instance, the webex applet starts but it doesn’t refresh correctly, or the share of…

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Apache Syncope backend with Apache Karaf

Apache Syncope is an identity manager (IdM). It comes with a web console where you can manage users, attributes, roles, etc. It also comes with a REST API allowing to integrate with other applications. By default, Syncope has…

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Hadoop CDC and processes notification with Apache Falcon, Apache ActiveMQ, and Apache Camel

Some weeks (months ? ;)) ago, I started to work on Apache Falcon. First of all, I would like to thanks all Falcon guys: they are really awesome and do a great job (special thanks to Srikanth, Venkatesh,…

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Apache Karaf, Cellar, Camel, ActiveMQ monitoring with ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kibana)

Apache Karaf, Cellar, Camel, and ActiveMQ provides a lot of information via JMX. More over, another very useful source of information is in the log files. If these two sources are very interesting, for a “real life” monitoring,…

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Coming in Karaf 3.0.0: new enterprise JPA (OpenJPA, Hibernate) and CDI (OpenWebBeans, JBoss Weld) features

Apache Karaf 3.0.0 is now mostly ready (I’m just polishing the documentation). In previous post, I introduced new enterprise features like JNDI, JDBC, JMS. As I said, the purpose is to provide a full flexible enterprise ready container,…

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Coming in Karaf 3.0.0: new enterprise JMS feature

In my previous post, I introduced the new enterprise JDBC feature. To follow the same purpose, we introduced the new enterprise JMS feature. JMS feature Like the JDBC feature, the JMS feature is an optional one. It means…

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Coming in Karaf 3.0.0: new enterprise JDBC feature

Some weeks (months ;)) ago, my colleague Christian (Schneider) did a good job by creating some useful commands to manipulate databases directly in Karaf. We discussed together where to put those commands. We decided to submit a patch…

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Coming in Karaf 3.0.0: new enterprise JNDI feature

In previous Karaf version (2.x), the JNDI support was “basic”. We just leveraged Aries JNDI to support the osgi:service JNDI scheme to reference the OSGi services using JNDI name. However, we didn’t provide a fully functionnal JNDI initial…

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