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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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Use a “remote” EJB in Camel routes

Introduction You have an existing application, let say developed using J2EE, including EJB (Session). The application is running into a J2EE application server like JBoss, WebSphere or Weblogic. This application “exposes” EJBs to perform some business services. Now,…

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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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Website mashup with Apache Camel

Mashup ? You are browsing on some websites and you see an interesting information, that you want to poll to be used into your system. Unfortunately, you don’t know the website provider, and you don’t know if a…

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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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