Thursday, September 18, 2008

Apache ServiceMix Kernel 1.0.0 released!

Apache ServiceMix Kernel 1.0.0 has just been released.

Apache ServiceMix Kernel is a small OSGi based runtime which provides
a lightweight container onto which various bundles can be deployed.
Amongst the list of supported features, Apache ServiceMix Kernel supports:
  • hot deployment of OSGi bundles, exploded bundles or custom artifacts (spring xml configuration files support is provided)
  • services configuration stored as property files are monitored and provided as standard OSGi configurations
  • a centralized logging back end supported by Log4J, ServiceMix Kernel supports a number of different APIs (JDK 1.4, JCL, SLF4J, Avalon, Tomcat, OSGi)
  • provisioning of libraries or applications can be done using simple commands via simple xml descriptors
  • native OS integration as a service so that the lifecycle will be bound to your Operating System.
  • an extensible shell console to manage services, applications and libraries
  • operations on the console can be done remotely via a secured and encrypted channel
  • a security framework based on JAAS
  • new instances can be created using a single command line

This release, with the detailed release notes, is available at:
http://servicemix.apache.org/kernel/servicemix-kernel-100.html.

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