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Apache Karaf Cellar and DOSGi

Next version of Apache Karaf Cellar will include a DOSGi (Distributed OSGi) implementation. There are several existing DOSGi implementations: in Apache CXF (powered by the CXF stack), in Fuse Fabric, etc. The purpose of the Cellar one is…

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Apache Karaf moved to OSGi r4.3

Apache Karaf trunk (future 3.0 release) now fully supports OSGi 4.3 release by running Apache Felix framework 4.0.1 and Eclipse Equinox 3.7.1. If this update is just a support update, it gives us the opportunity to see what…

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What’s new in Karaf 2.2.4 ?

Apache Karaf 2.2.4 has been released this week end. You can take a look on the release notes. More than a bug fixes release, this version includes several new features and enhancements. Command aliases Previously, the osgi:* commands…

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Apache Karaf Cave preview

During the Karaf birthday concall, the Karaf team launched the idea of implementing an easy to use OBR (OSGi Bundle Repository) server, and extending it to provide a Karaf Features Repository (KFR). Welcome to Apache Karaf Cave 😉…

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Use Camel, CXF and Karaf to implement batches

Introduction Apache Camel has not be designed to be used for implementing batch tasks. For instance, if your Camel route has a consumer endpoint polling files in a directory, Camel will periodically and indefinitely monitor the folder and…

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JAX-RS services using CXF and Karaf

Apache CXF provides a really great layer to implement JAX-RS services. Especially, it fully supports OSGi, including Blueprint. It means that you can very easily create and deploy your REST services in a Apache Karaf container. In this…

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Apache Karaf Cellar 2.2.2 release

What’s new Quite one month ago, we released Karaf Cellar 2.2.1, the first “official” release of the Karaf clustering sub-project. This new Karaf Cellar 2.2.2 release includes bug fixes, especially one bug was a blocker as it was…

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Apache Karaf 2.1.x branch is in end of life, 2.1.6 available

We (The Apache Karaf team) have decided to switch Karaf 2.1.x branch into End Of Life mode. We released Karaf 2.1.6 which is the last version on this branch: http://karaf.apache.org/index/community/download/karaf-2.1.6-release.html We encourage all users to upgrade to Karaf…

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Apache Karaf Cellar 2.2.1 Released

Apache Karaf Cellar 2.2.1 has been released today. Cellar is a Karaf sub-project which aim to provide a clustering solution for Karaf. Quick start To enable Cellar into a Karaf, you just have to install the Cellar feature….

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Apache Karaf 2.2.2 available

A new Apache Karaf version is available. If it’s mainly a bug fixes release, it includes some small enhancements. Especially, we added a completer for shell aliases. It means that you add a new command alias in etc/shell.init.script,…

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