Apache Karaf Cellar and central management

Introduction One of the first purpose of Apache Karaf Cellar is to synchronize the state of each Karaf instances in the Cellar cluster. It means that any change performed on one node (install a feature, start a bundle,…

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Communication between two remote Camel routes using Karaf Cellar

Apache Karaf Cellar 2.2.3 Around one week ago, we released Karaf Cellar 2.2.3. In addition of the first Distributed OSGi support (DOSGi, I already wrote blog), an interesting feature of Cellar 2.2.3 is to give access the whole…

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Ubuntu boot hang up with kernel 3.0.0-15 and lvm2

Today, I updated my Ubuntu box and a new kernel has been installed (3.0.0-15 x86_64). At boot, my system hangs up just after the /scripts/init-bottom phase. I tried with kernel 3.0.0-14, the behavior is the same. The latest…

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Apache Karaf 2011 Millesime

We are preparing the new Karaf “Cuvée” 2012, with the main new release Karaf 3.0. Karaf 2011 is a good millésime with the following activity: New sub-projects: 3 (Cellar, Cave, WebConsole) Number of commits: 1,851 Number of releases:…

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Coming in Karaf 3.0: new KAR service, command, management

We are working hard on Karaf 3.0. This major new version of Karaf will bring a lot of new features and enhancements. KAR in Karaf 2.2.4 As you may know, Karaf 2.2.x already provides “basic” KAR support. A…

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Overview on Apache Karaf, Pax Web, and Camel archetypes

In my previous blog post, I introduced the Karaf Maven plugins. The Karaf Maven plugins are really helpful, starting from an existing POM. If you can write this POM by hand (it’s my favorite way ;)), we also…

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Do you know the Apache Karaf Maven plugins ?

Apache Karaf is not only an OSGi container, it also provides a set of Maven plugins for tooling. In the next Apache Karaf 2.2.5 release, you will find two Maven plugins: cmdhelp-maven-plugin generates documentation (in DocBook or Scalate…

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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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ApacheCon NA11 2011: so great

Sad, too early ;). You know this feeling when something great is ended. I was at the ApacheCon NA11, Vancouver this week, and it was simply awesome. I gave two talks: Apache ServiceMix future (http://people.apache.org/~jbonofre/smx_future.ppt) Deployment with Apache…

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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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