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Apollo 1.0 Released, Next Generation ActiveMQ

by Rick Hightower on  Feb 13, 2012 47

Apache Apollo 1.0, ActiveMQ subproject, was just released. Apollo's new threading model which is geared to multi-core microprocessors makes it faster, more scalable and more reliable than ActiveMQ. Apache Apollo now has JMS support along with a set of JMS benchmarks that show it is a clear competitor in the messaging space.

Apollo Next Generation Message Queuing Posts Some Impressive Benchmarks

by Rick Hightower on  Dec 21, 2011 15

Apollo is a next generation message queuing solution that recently posted some impressive benchmarks against RabbitMQ, HornetQ, and ActiveMQ. The benchmarks indicate that Apollo will be on a lot of developer's roadmaps for messaging.

Message Queuing Options for .NET

by Jonathan Allen on  Apr 22, 2011 18

When building larger scale applications, message queues are often very helpful for both distributing and aggregating workloads. In the .NET ecosystem there are several options available for message queuing. This article highlights some of the more popular and unique offerings as well as the basic terminology needed to evaluate them.

Oracle's Java EE 7 Plans Include Adding Cloud and HTML5 Support to the Platform

by Charles Humble on  Mar 15, 2011 2

Oracle filed the umbrella JSR for Java EE 7 last week, and the specification has now passed the initial review ballot stage. The overarching themes are emerging web technologies, cloud computing, and continued ease of use improvements including an overhaul to the JMS API. Elsewhere, JPA is scheduled to receive attention, and Oracle is talking about plans to revive the long dormant JCACHE JSR.

JBoss Benchmark Claims HornetQ is the Performance Leader of Enterprise Messaging Systems

by Dio Synodinos on  Sep 05, 2010 9

JBoss has published the results of messaging throughput benchmarks against the leading enterprise messaging servers on the market that implement the Java Message Service (JMS) API.  In these results HornetQ demonstrates superior performance compared to the other products.

SpringSource Acquires RabbitMQ

by Scott Delap on  Apr 13, 2010

VMware business unit SpringSource announced today that it had acquired Rabbit Technologies. Rabbit Technologies is the primary sponsor of the open source RabbitMQ messaging system.

HornetQ 2.0 faster than ActiveMQ 5.3 on Independent Benchmark but what about ActiveMQ 6?

by Dio Synodinos on  Feb 18, 2010 4

JBoss HornetQ  has proven faster in peer reviewed benchmark, than the current version of ActiveMQ, mainly because of its choice to implement a highly tuned journal that uses AIO when running on Linux. ActiveMQ seems to be going the same way for version 6, pushing the competition.

Spring.NET 1.3: VS.NET Solution Templates, MSTest Support and Spring Integration.NET

by Ryan Slobojan on  Feb 11, 2010

A new version of the Spring.NET framework, version 1.3, was recently released. InfoQ spoke with Mark Pollack, founder and lead of the Spring.NET project, to learn more about this release and what new capabilities it brings, and also to learn more about the new Spring Integration.NET project.

SOAP Over Java Messaging Service

by Boris Lublinsky on  Jun 17, 2009 2

W3C has just released Candidate Recommendation SOAP over Java Message Service 1.0, defining how SOAP should bind to a messaging system that supports the Java Message Service (JMS).

Spring Integration RC1 hatched: Q&A with Iwein Fuld on key benefits, deployment & future directions

by Dio Synodinos on  Nov 05, 2008

Spring Integration provides an extension of the Spring programming model to support the well-known Enterprise Integration Patterns. Following the announcement of RC 1 that became available this week InfoQ has a Q&A with SpringSource’s Iwein Fuld on key benefits, deployment scenarios and future directions of Spring Integration.

Software Manufacturing: Custom Application Stacks for Virtualized Infrastructure and Cloud Computing

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Sep 09, 2008

CohesiveFT just released a white paper detailing a new trend in the industry, Software Manufacturing, fueled by Open Source Software and Cloud Computing. They explain why they feel this trend will disrupt traditional, single-sourced, middleware stacks. Could Software Manufacturing be the trigger of a second wave of success for Open Source Software?

ActiveMQ 5.1 Supports JMS Destination Monitoring and MSMQ Bridge

by Srini Penchikala on  May 26, 2008 2

Apache ActiveMQ, an open source provider of enterprise messaging services, recently released version 5.1 which includes improvements in stability and performance of the message broker. This version also includes support for destination monitoring, priority message ordering and a Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) to ActiveMQ Bridge with the new msmq transport component.

Presentation: Voca, UK's largest payment processing engine running Spring

by Ryan Slobojan on  May 05, 2008 1

In this presentation from QCon London 2007, William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system architecture, the previous Mainframe-based architecture, architectural challenges and requirements, the new Spring and J2EE-based architecture, upcoming challenges for Voca, and technologies to watch for in the future.

New Options for .NET-Java Web Services Interoperability

by Boris Lublinsky on  Mar 25, 2008 4

When it comes to web services interoperability between .NET and Java, the choice used to be limited to SOAP over HTTP. Two new options recently became available in this area: WebSphere MQ (WMQ) and ActiveMQ transports can now be used for building interoperable web services between Java and .NET.

OSS, SOA and Web 2.0 in the e-Commerce sector

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Feb 12, 2008 2

People have thought of establishing a relationship between SOA and Web 2.0 for quite some time yet these two cultures are generally failing to cross-pollinate. InfoQ spoke with Marc Osofsky and Dave Gynn from Optaros, a consulting company which is delivering solutions using Open Source, SOA and Web 2.0. We discussed enterprise-readyness, component selection and rapid delivery methodology.

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