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From "Ruwan Linton" <ruwan.lin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache Synapse ESB 1.2 released
Date Wed, 11 Jun 2008 01:13:16 GMT
Samisa,

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 2:31 AM, Samisa Abeysinghe <samisa@wso2.com> wrote:

> Ruwan Linton wrote:
>
>> Hi Samisa,
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 7:38 PM, Samisa Abeysinghe <samisa@wso2.com<mailto:
>> samisa@wso2.com>> wrote:
>>
>>    Couple of questions:
>>    1. I see there are some .so files in the lib folder. What are
>>    they? NIO stuff?
>>
>>
>> No, not for the NIO stuff, but for the java wrapper. We are using Java
>> wrapper to launch synapse as a daemon in unix and windows service in windows
>> which requires those *.so files.
>>
>
> Thanks for the info. I wonder how it works with .so on Windows though. I
> thought we need dlls. Just curious.


Please have a look at the lib directory carefully and you will see the dll
version of the .so as wrapper-windows-x86-32.dll in the lib

Thanks,
Ruwan


>
>
>
>>
>>    2. Axis2 Java release has a separate license text file for each
>>    and every Jar. I am not sure about the reason to be frank why they
>>    have it. But synapse do not have those. Why?
>>
>>
>> I think it is an apache standard because almost all the products do
>> include the LICENSE, could you please check in the META-INF folder of the
>> jar? ;-) I think the proper place for the LICENSE is inside META-INF, not on
>> the root level.
>>
>
> OK, I check with couple, there are there within the Jar. I wonder why the
> Axis2 folks place it in the lib folder as a text file, right beside the Jar
> file.
>
> Samisa...
>
>
>> Thanks,
>> Ruwan
>>
>>
>>
>>    Thanks,
>>    Samisa...
>>
>>    Samisa Abeysinghe wrote:
>>
>>        Wouldn't  it be nice to mention that Synapse is based on
>>        Apache Axis2 in
>>        this release note?
>>
>>        Even the binary zip pack does not have a CREDITS file. :( I
>>        did not
>>        check the source pack.
>>
>>        Thanks,
>>        Samisa...
>>
>>        Ruwan Linton wrote:
>>
>>            The Apache Synapse team is pleased to announce the release of
>>            version 1.2 of the Open Source Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
>>
>>            Apache Synapse is an lightweight and easy-to-use Open Source
>>            Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) available under the Apache
>>            Software License
>>            v2.0. Apache Synapse allows administrators to simply and
>>            easily configure
>>            message routing, intermediation, transformation and
>>            logging task scheduling,
>>            etc.. The runtime has been designed to be completely
>>            asynchronous,
>>            non-blocking and streaming.
>>
>>            The Apache Synapse project and the 1.2 release can be
>>            found here:
>>             http://synapse.apache.org
>>
>>            Apache Synapse offers connectivity and integration with a
>>            range of
>>            legacy systems, XML-based services and SOAP Web Services.
>>            It supports
>>            non-blocking HTTP and HTTPS using the Apache HTTPCore
>>            (http://hc.apache.org)
>>            components, as well as supporting JMS (v1.0 and higher)
>>            and a range of
>>            file systems and FTP sources including SFTP, FTP, File,
>>            ZIP/JAR/TAR/GZ
>>            via the Apache VFS project
>>            (http://commons.apache.org/vfs/filesystems.html).
>>            At the same time Synapse 1.2 release adds the support for
>>            the Financial
>>            Information eXchange (FIX) <http://www.fixprotocol.org/>
>>            an industry driven messaging standard through
>>            QuickFixJ <http://www.quickfixj.org/>, Hessian binary web
>>            service protocol <http://hessian.caucho.com/>, as well as
>>            other functional,
>>            stability and performance improvements. Synapse supports
>>            transformation and
>>            routing between protocols without any coding via
>>            configurable virtual services.
>>
>>            Synapse provides first class support for standards such as
>>            WS-Addressing,
>>            Web Services Security (WSS), Web Services Reliable
>>            Messaging (WSRM),
>>            Throttling and caching, configurable via WS-Policy upto
>>            message level,
>>            as well as efficient binary attachments (MTOM/XOP).
>>
>>            The 1.2 release contains a set of enhancements based on
>>            feedback from
>>            the user community, including:
>>
>>               * Support for Hessian binary web service protocol
>>               * FIX (Financial Information eXchange) protocol for
>>            messaging
>>               * WS-Reliable Messaging support with WSO2 Mercury
>>                 <http://wso2.org/projects/commons/mercury>
>>               * Support for re-usable database connection pools for DB
>>                 report/lookup mediators
>>               * Support for GZip encoding and HTTP 100 continue
>>               * Natural support for dual channel messaging with
>>            WS-Addressing
>>               * Cluster aware sticky load balancing support
>>               * Non-blocking streaming of large messages at high
>>            concurreny with
>>                 constant memory usage
>>               * Support for an ELSE clause for the Filter mediator
>>               * Ability to specify XPath expressions relative to the
>>            envelope or
>>                 body
>>               * Support for separate policies for incoming/outgoing
>>            messages
>>               * Support for a mandatory sequence before mediation
>>
>>
>>            The combination of XML streaming and asynchronous support
>>            for HTTP and HTTPS
>>            using Java NIO ensures that Synapse has very high
>>            scalability under load.
>>            Performance tests show that Synapse can scale to support
>>            thousands of
>>            concurrent connections with constant memory on standard
>>            server hardware.
>>
>>            Apache Synapse ships with over 50 samples
>>            (http://synapse.apache.org/Synapse_Samples.html)
>>            designed to demonstrate common integration patterns
>>            "out-of-the-box",
>>            along with supporting sample services, and service clients
>>            that
>>            demonstrate these scenarios. Apache Synapse is configured
>>            using a
>>            straightforward XML configuration syntax
>>            (http://synapse.apache.org/Synapse_Configuration_Language.html
>> ).
>>
>>            Apache Synapse is openly developed by a community that
>>            welcomes all
>>            forms of input, ranging from suggestions and bug reports
>>            to patches and
>>            code contributions. Your comments and feedback on the
>>            project and release
>>            are welcomed.
>>
>>            The Apache Synapse code and binaries are available from
>>            the website
>>            at http://synapse.apache.org
>>
>>            Thanks
>>            The Apache Synapse Team
>>
>>            --            Ruwan Linton
>>            http://www.wso2.org - "Oxygenating the Web Services Platform"
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>>    --    Samisa Abeysinghe Director, Engineering; WSO2 Inc.
>>
>>    http://www.wso2.com/ - "The Open Source SOA Company"
>>
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>
>
> --
> Samisa Abeysinghe Director, Engineering; WSO2 Inc.
>
> http://www.wso2.com/ - "The Open Source SOA Company"
>
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-- 
Ruwan Linton
http://www.wso2.org - "Oxygenating the Web Services Platform"

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