Home » Author Archives: Christian Posta (page 3)

Author Archives: Christian Posta

Christian Posta
Christian is a Principal Consultant at FuseSource specializing in developing enterprise software applications with an emphasis on software integration and messaging. His strengths include helping clients build software using industry best practices, Test Driven Design, ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, ServiceMix, Spring Framework, and most importantly, modeling complex domains so that they can be realized in software. He works primarily using Java and its many frameworks, but his favorite programming language is Python. He's in the midst of learning Scala and hopes to contribute to the Apache Apollo project.

Fabric8 HTTP Gateway


I recently put together a quick Github project to show the Fabric8 HTTP gateway in action. It shows a sample project that you can use to test out the HTTP Gateway. The example/camel/cxf profile that comes with Fabric8 basically does the same thing now. Fabric8 Gateway The Fabric8 project — pronounced fabricate — is a practical DevOps framework for services ...

Read More »

DevOps with Apache Tomcat/TomEE and Fabric8


DevOps is all about automating your build and release environment, reducing human error/tasks, and building up a pipeline to support continuous delivery so you can get quick feedback about your IT solutions. It takes communication between your development teams and operations teams, as well as discipline and commitment to automation. Part of the automation I’m talking about is deploying your ...

Read More »

Meet Fabric8: An open-source integration platform based on Camel and ActiveMQ


Fabric8 Fabric8 is a Apache 2.0 Licensed upstream community for the JBoss Fuse product from Red Hat. It’s is an integration platform based on Apache ActiveMQ, Camel, CXF,Karaf, HawtIO and others. It provides automated configuration and deployment management to help make deployments easy, reproducible, and less human-error prone.   The latest GA version of JBoss Fuse (v6.1), was recently released and is based on v1.0 of ...

Read More »

Lessons learned: ActiveMQ, Apache Camel and connection pooling


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 when using ActiveMQ and Camel ...

Read More »

JBoss Fuse 6.1 + HawtIO Part I


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 in production or with a ...

Read More »

Light-weight, open-source integration: Apache Camel or Spring Integration?


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 some of the best open-source ...

Read More »

From inside the code: Camel Routing Engine Part I


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 it’s wonderful.. I want to ...

Read More »

ActiveMQ Message Priorities: How it works


There’s usually a steady drip of questions on the mailing list surrounding ActiveMQ’s message-priority support as well as good questions about observed behaviors and “what’s really supported”? I hope to help you understand what happens under the covers and what levels of priority can be supported. The details could get gory for some. If you’re not interested in the details, ...

Read More »
Want to take your Java Skills to the next level?
Grab our programming books for FREE!
  • Save time by leveraging our field-tested solutions to common problems.
  • The books cover a wide range of topics, from JPA and JUnit, to JMeter and Android.
  • Each book comes as a standalone guide (with source code provided), so that you use it as reference.
Last Step ...

Where should we send the free eBooks?

Good Work!
To download the books, please verify your email address by following the instructions found on the email we just sent you.