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From Claus Ibsen <>
Subject Re: OW2 JOnAS + Apache CAMEL integration version 1.5.5 is available
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:49:06 GMT
Hi Salas

Congratulation on the release.

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 6:41 PM, S. Ali Tokmen <> wrote:
> Hello to both CAMEL and JOnAS enthusiasts
> Recently, both Apache CAMEL 2.5.0 and OW2 JOnAS 5.2.0-M3 have been released.
> We are therefore pleased to announce the immediate availability of the JOnAS
> + CAMEL packaging, version 1.5.5.
> The main question is of course: what is this good for, anyways?
> Well, OW2 JOnAS is a Java EE certified server, with all features you would
> expect from a Java EE server: centralized configuration, standardized
> monitoring, robust deployment, security, clustering, ... and what's "really
> special" about JOnAS is that it is fully based on OSGi (Apache Felix as OSGi
> gateway, Apache iPOJO as the dynamic service component runtime).
> Apache CAMEL is a powerful integration framework based on the Enterprise
> Integration Patterns (EIP). It supports most of the patterns (various
> message receivers and pollers, routing, splitting, multiplexing,
> asynchronism, etc.), with support for nearly 100 components (i.e.,
> protocols; varying from File to Web Services, Google App Engine to LDAP) and
> a powerful extension mechanisms.
> The glue between those two is, as you would have guessed, OSGi: thanks to
> OSGi, CAMEL can be truly integrated into JOnAS. Moreover, iPOJO adds
> dynamism to this integration; you can for example use injected OSGi services
> in your CAMEL routes.
> Why is CAMEL a big added value for existing Java EE platforms? The answer is
> easy: if you stick to the "standard" A2A models in your Java EE
> applications, you will need to implement bindings between all external
> applications and your applications manually. That "manual glue" will be hard
> to design (since you don't have such a powerful tool as EIPs available to
> you), hard to test and most importantly hard to maintain. Thanks to CAMEL,
> interconnection between applications becomes much, much easier, centralized,
> standardized and robust.
> And, why is JOnAS a big added value for CAMEL? Being a Java EE server, JOnAS
> supports advanced Java EE options (XA datasources, transaction management,
> ...) and centralized configuration, management and deployment. Thanks to
> JOnAS, you can therefore cluster your Apache CAMEL routes, easily deploy
> them, have monitoring features as well as advanced options such as HTTP
> thread pool optimizations.
> If you're interested, you can read more on:
> . Both Apache CAMEL
> and OW2 JOnAS are LGPL projects, therefore "free" as both in "free speech"
> and "free beer".
> Please send over any questions to the mailing list.
> And, for those who don't bother about Java EE + OSGi + EIP integration;
> sorry for the noise.
> Cheers
> --
> S. Ali Tokmen
> Office: +33 4 76 29 76 19
> GSM:    +33 66 43 00 555
> Bull, Architect of an Open World TM

Claus Ibsen
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