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Apache Camel Broker Component for ActiveMQ 5.9


Embedding Apache Camel inside the ActiveMQ broker provides great flexibility for extending the message broker with the integration power of Camel. Apache Camel routes also benefit in that you can avoid  the serialization and network costs of connecting to ActiveMQ remotely – if you use the activemq component. One of the really great things about Apache ActiveMQ is that it ...

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History of Open Source


I gave a talk last year at Walmart HQ about Fuse open source integration and messaging, the benefits of using open source and the benefits of contributing to the Apache Software Foundation. You can find a sanitized version on slideshare.net. I also covered the history of open source, and like all histories there is no one ‘right’ story, but I ...

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ActiveMQ IS Ready For Prime Time


The ActiveMQ project has been around since 2005 – and has been a top level project at the Apache Software Foundation for a good part of that. The aims of the ActiveMQ project has been to provide a world class enterprise messaging solution, with brokers being able to provide connectivity from smart, IP enabled devices all the way through to ...

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