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From "Powers, Matthew" <>
Subject RE: Add simple service registry to ActiveMQ
Date Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:18:59 GMT
I have some examples of JmDNS and zero conf if people are interested,
just email me on the side.  I used activemq for the messaging and
zeroconf for my discovery mechanism for "services"

-----Original Message-----
From: Maarten_D [] 
Sent: 2008-10-23 5:27 PM
Subject: Re: Add simple service registry to ActiveMQ

Is it possible to strip ServiceMix down to just the registry and the

bsnyder wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 7:42 AM, Maarten_D <>
> wrote:
>> Hi Matthew & Joe,
>> Thanks for the tips. I looked into ZeroConf as well, but that feature
>> ActiveMQ has almost no documentation, and the project that it relies
>> jmDNS, has literally no documentation that I could find. I'd rather
>> with
>> something that has a little more info about it out there.
>> A central DS seems like a good option, especially because JNDI is
>> easy to work with. The only downside would be that binding Java
>> to
>> be discovered basically makes the whole system Java only. As one of
>> components is an MS Exchange plugin, that would be a problem.
>> I'm actually having a hard time figuring out what ServiceMix uses as
>> service registry. Anyone know?
> ServiceMix 3 uses it's own service registry that's hooked into the
> NMR, but you can add other types of registries with a little hacking.
> ServiceMix 4 uses the OSGi registry.
> Joe's solution above using ApacheDS is a good idea because IIRC
> multiple instances can be federated. But at that point then you're
> pretty much building something very similar to what ServiceMix offers
> today. Also, ServiceMix embeds ActiveMQ so you already have the broker
> available for messaging. I'm not saying one is better than the other,
> just making observations.
> Bruce
> -- 
> perl -e 'print
> unpack("u30","D0G)U8V4\@4VYY9&5R\"F)R=6-E+G-N>61E<D\!G;6%I;\"YC;VT*"
> );'
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