What is Karaf?

Karaf — Birthdate — 16th of June 2010

● Platform running on OSGI (Apache Felix, Eclipse Equinox)

● Provides a lightweight container where

  • Applications,
  • Integration projects
  • Web Service,
  • JMS Brokers
  • Java applications can be deployed

● Used by JBoss Fuse, ServiceMix, Geronimo projects

Karaf consists of components