Preparing Message Payloads with Thymeleaf

By | August 8, 2017

In this article I will show how to prepare message payloads with parameters in different formats using the Thymeleaf template engine. No previous knowledge of Thymeleaf is assumed. As far as I am concerned there are several use cases for this. Some examples are: System integration. Requests can be maintained as plain files and no… Read More »

Alerting with the E(L)K Stack and Elastalert Revisited

By | June 16, 2017

In this article I will revisit the example from my previous article Alerting with the ELK Stack and Elastalert. The same scenario as in the earlier article will be used; a Mule ESB CE instance with a Mule application will be monitored using JMX. The new example will use Metricbeat instead of Logstash to poll… Read More »

Updated REST Example

By | May 21, 2017

A short note to tell you that my REST example application has been updated for the first release candidate of Spring 5 as well as the first milestone for Spring Boot. Some minor changes in the API I’ve used, such as introducing findById in Spring Data JPA repositories which return an Optional. I’ve also created… Read More »

The ESB is Dead – Testament of a System Integrator

By | April 5, 2017

In this article I will talk about why I believe that the enterprise service bus is unsuitable when you have, or expect, more than a handful of integration scenarios and my thoughts about in what direction to look instead. In addition I will add in some thoughts and experiences in related areas. I will not… Read More »

REST with Asynchronous Jersey and RXJava – Part 4

By | December 29, 2016

In this series of articles I will implement a RESTful web service using Spring Boot and Jersey. I will then modify the service as to use asynchronous server-side request response processing and RXJava. Load tests will be made using Gatling before and after the modifications, in order to determine any improvements. The first article in… Read More »