Tag Archives: mule

Mule ESB 4 Community Edition Docker Image

By | October 28, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute A few short words on the update of my Mule ESB Community Edition Docker images, to which I have included an image for the version 4 release candidate. Since there were problems running the version 4 release candidate on Alpine Linux due to the JavaScript scripting engine not being included or not working properly, I… Read More »

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

By | June 16, 2017

Reading Time: 15 minutes 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 »

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 »

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 »

HTTP with Load in Mule

By | March 16, 2015

Reading Time: 19 minutes In this article I will look at the new non-blocking HTTP communication available in Mule 3.6 CE. The old HTTP connectors and proxy pattern will be compared with the new with a focus on reliability under load and ease of configuration. I will also examine the best pre-3.6 alternative, as far as HTTP communication is… Read More »

Mule ESB in Docker

By | January 18, 2015

Reading Time: 16 minutes In this article I will attempt to run the Mule ESB community edition in Docker in order to see whether it is feasible without any greater inconvenience. My goal is to be able to use Docker both when testing as well as in a production environment in order to gain better control over the environment… Read More »

Testing HTTPS Connections with Apache HttpClient 4.2

By | October 8, 2014

Reading Time: 7 minutes In this article I am going to show how to unit test a HTTPS endpoint using Apache HttpClient. In addition I will show how to set up a HTTPS endpoint using the Mule ESB as a mock HTTPS server. The example in this article is limited to showing how the client will assert the identity… Read More »