Platform Engineering

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Reliable Messaging with Mule ESB and Amazon SQS

Posted by Andy Evans on 19 June 2014

tech, mule, messaging, sqs

I recently used Mule ESB with Amazon's Simple Queue Service (SQS) as the supporting messaging infrastructure. Whilst I was able to achieve a reliable outcome that satisfied all requirements, there are a number of aspects of SQS that make it different to the typical JMS-based messaging system. In this post I’ll cover...

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Adventures in JVM tuning for ActiveMQ

Posted by Admin on 25 October 2013

tech, activemq, messaging

Recently we helped a client deploy an on-premises ESB platform based on Mule ESB and Apache ActiveMQ. The platform uses JMS queues between ESB services and adapters to provide load balancing and fault tolerance across active/active Mule servers.

The ESB is a strategic IT asset for our client and so went through...

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