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Every once in a while, I run into an interesting problem related to connections and pooling with ActiveMQ, and today I’d like to discuss something that is not always very clear and could potentially cause you to drink heavily when using ActiveMQ and Camel JMS. Not to say that you won’t want to drink heavily [...]
Word on the street is that Camel tastes good. Well, I can’t vouch for that (as I haven’t tried it…), but what I can vouch for is that working with Apache Camel for integration projects is awesome! If you haven’t bridled this beast of burden for some integration work, then I bet you’ve been wasting [...]
I’m excited to be giving a webinar on Wednesday (December 18th, 2013) at 9am MST (so that translates to 8am PST, 11 EST, and 16:00 UTC). I’ve already heard that the signups for this event are off the charts, so thanks to everyone who plans to join. If you haven’t signed up yet, go sign [...]
It’s Open Source! JBoss Fuse is an open-source ESB and is the evolution of Fuse ESB after the Red Hat acquisition of FuseSource. It’s open-source, Apache v2 Licensed, and fully supported by Red Hat. One of the best parts is, you can download it and play with it for free and the same bits supported [...]
This blog demonstrates how easy it is to use Apache Camel and its new json-path component along with the camel-sqs component to produce and consume messages on Amazon SQS. Amazon Web Services SQS is a message queuing “software as a service” (SaaS) in the cloud. To be able to use it, you need to sign [...]
This week you can get 50% off PackT Publishing books! There are a couple new Apache Camel Books released that you may wish to take a look at: Instant Apache Camel Message Routing Instant Apache Camel Message System Check it out here: 50% off deal!
First of all, for full disclosure, for the last 1.5 years, I’ve been working as a consultant for FuseSource (now Red Hat) supporting SOA and Integration projects for large and small companies in diverse verticals from retail, shipping, banking/finance, health, etc etc. My specialty has been architecting solutions with high scalability and throughput demands using [...]
So ActiveMQ 5.9 is due out from the community any day now! I just did a talk at the local Phoenix JUG about it, and did some live demos of some of the new features. I’ve posted by slides (below) and also a couple of videos I prepared before the talk. Some of the new [...]
So I’ve recently re-kindled my interest in how Apache Camel works. Camel is such a powerful integration tool and is very widely used, but anytime I put it to work, I can’t help but think “well, how the hell does it do all that!!” … guess I just have knack for not just accepting that [...]
Have you had a chance to take a look at HawtIO yet? If you haven’t, it’s a new web-based dashboard for managing and monitoring JVM-based services like Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, JBoss, Infinispan, Apache Tomcat and many others!. Actually, it’s not just for monitoring, but you can edit, debug, profile your Camel routes and use [...]