Yearly Archives: 2015

Spring Dependency Injection in Mule FunctionalTestCase

By | December 13, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this article I will show how to accomplish dependency injection of fields in tests that inherit from the Mule class FunctionalTestCase; both of dependencies to Spring beans and of values from property files. Background On an earlier occasion, I have attempted to use the standard @RunWith(SpringJUnit4ClassRunner.class) annotation in order to be able to have Spring… Read More »

Alerting with the ELK Stack and Elastalert

By | December 6, 2015

Reading Time: 5 minutes Based on my article on JMX Monitoring with the ELK Stack and the article on creating a Docker image with Elastalert, I will now combine these and add the missing part, alerting, to the monitoring and alerting stack I have worked my way towards. Preparations The different configuration files used in this article’s example available… Read More »

Creating an Elastalert Docker Image on Docker Hub

By | October 19, 2015

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this article I will show how I created a Docker image for Elastalert and create an automated build for the image on Docker Hub. Among other things, I will show how to wait on other services that a service running in a Docker container depends on. Introduction For those who are not familiar with Elastalert… Read More »

Running Out of Diskspace with Mule 3.7

By | October 13, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute The other day I ran out of diskspace in a server on which I ran a Mule 3.7 instance. After some searching I found some quite large files in the $MULE-HOME/bin directory which turned out to be heap-dump files. The cause for this turned out to be an additional wrapper parameter that is present in… Read More »

JMX Monitoring with Docker and the ELK Stack

By | September 27, 2015

Reading Time: 13 minutes This article will show how to monitor a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) running in a Docker container using JMX and the ELK stack, consisting of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana, running in another Docker container. In addition there will be a simple example on how to use Docker Compose. In the example I will run an… Read More »

Coursera – Introduction to Ableton Live

By | August 26, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Introduction”, eh? Doesn’t sound too exciting. For some reason I signed up anyway and I must admit that my preconceptions was all wrong. Well, “Introduction to Ableton Live” is a course suitable for people that have never used Ableton Live before, but despite already having had some experience with Live, I did learn quite a… Read More »

Creating a Docker Image with Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana

By | August 23, 2015

Reading Time: 9 minutes In this article I will create a Docker image that contains the Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana – more commonly known as the ELK stack. This Docker image will be based on the Docker image with Java 8 on Ubuntu that I created in an earlier article. I am aware of there being Docker images containing… Read More »

Launching Mule CE Using 64-bit Wrapper on Windows

By | August 17, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear diary, Sometimes a man has to do things he does not want to do, such as pulling teeth, taking medicine, paying taxes or running the Mule ESB Community Edition under Windows. Nothing wrong with the Mule ESB Community Edition, on the contrary – it is an nice ESB with a competitive price-tag! The problem… Read More »