Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration (Jan. 24 to Jan. 30). Here they are, in order of popularity:
ECF's implementation of OSGi Remote Services supports the creation of custom distribution providers. Why would anyone wish to do this, when they could simply reuse one of the existing providers? Here are some good reasons.
I gave a presentation recently on Real-time streaming and data pipelines with Apache Kafka. This article discusses the roles of consumers, producers, and brokers with Apache Kafka.
When using Spring to asynchronously execute pieces of code, you typically use the @Async annotation on your Spring @Components methods. Spring comes with a number of pre-packaged TaskExecutors which are documented in the Spring documentation.
A few weeks ago I started making use of Apache ActiveMQ again as the JMSprovider with my Mule ESB solution. To check out some of the new features like the failover transport and other clustering features, you will need multiple installations of ActiveMQ on your machine.
This article details how to build WSO2 Carbon from source. Carbon is moving towards a release of its newest version, Carbon 5 (C5).