OSGi Community Event 2014
Experience level: Beginner
Apache Karaf is a small OSGi based runtime which provides a lightweight container onto which various components and applications can be deployed.
This session gives an overview over Apache Karaf, how to manage and configure Apache Karaf and how to use the comprehensive command shell that Karaf provides. By the example of a simple pet clinic application we will demonstrate how to build and deploy a web application on Apache Karaf. This talk will introduce the different deployment mechanisms available in Karaf and how to deploy bundles from the file system, command shell or via a maven repository. You will learn how to manage external dependencies via features, use the Karaf maven plugin to create features and build and configure persistence bundles for Apache Karaf. We will further give an overview, how to use Karaf in a cloud environment and how to use the Apache Cellar project to build up an Apache Karaf cluster.
Torsten Frank is an entrepreneur and healthcare IT expert with international experience and a strong background in product and business development. He is CEO and founder of medisite, a company that delivers highly specialized healthcare IT solutions to their customers for more than 10 years. medisite is a winner of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) “Trusted Cloud” technology competition, geared toward secure cloud computing for SMEs and the public sector. Torsten Frank holds a medical degree from the Hannover Medical School, where he also has worked for several years as a physician at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery after completing his medical studies in Hannover, Germany and Chicago, USA.
Alexander is the head of development of medisite Systemhaus GmbH and responsible for the development of the the PaaS+ cloud platform the clinical information system m.life and software architect for the TRESOR Project.
He has 15 years of work experience in medical Software development as team leader and software architect.
Expert for Software Architecture, OSGi, Java and Java EE.
Alexander has been a speaker at several conferences including EclipseCon Europe and the OpenShift Community Day.