Check out the Mule Community website’s new “do”


Just as we’re always driving Mule ESB to make it easier to use, we’re also always taking user feedback and revving the Mule Community website to make it easier to find what you need, when you need it. The Mule Community website has a new look, so check it out!

The new Mule ESB Management Console


I’m proud to announce that we have released the new Mule ESB Management Console (MMC) — this is an important step forward for Mule ESB.

We built MMC based on significant feedback from our customers, and we put the product through two early access pre-releases to incorporate feedback from real users. I must say that I’m pretty pleased with the end result —

Clustering Tomcat in 2 minutes using Tcat and Terracotta


Last week, we did a webinar with Terracotta on scaling and managing your web applications running on Tomcat. During the webinar, I did a short demo that showed a Terracotta profile, which makes it super easy to setup the environment required for web applications that use HTTP session clustering using Terracotta.

I previously blogged about how to create a server profile and apply it to servers here. In this case,

Debugging your Tomcat Webapp with Eclipse


Most of our customers are using Tcat to build APIs. Anypoint Platform combines Tcat’s ease of use with built-in management and support. Whatever you’re building and deploying on Tcat, Anypoint Platform gives you agility, reusability, and transparency. Give Anypoint Platform a try for 30 days and see what you think.

Last update: June 20th, 2017

For those of you who develop in Eclipse,

Including Files Into Tomcat’s server.xml Using XML Entity Includes

April 29 2010


Once in a while I get questions about whether Apache Tomcat implements a way to include other files in server.xml, Tomcat’s main configuration file.  The answer is that there is a way to do it, and that Tomcat didn’t have to implement a new feature for it to work.  The way to do it is: XML entity includes.

Clean exposure of Spring beans using Servlet transport and Json module in Mule


For one of my personal projects I need to expose some Spring services for a web application, but I don’t want to pollute my model and service classes with annotations, so here’s how I might use Mule ESB for this task.

The easiest way to get Tcat on Ubuntu


Linux has become the platform of choice for many enterprises and has led the move towards reducing costs and improving effectiveness by using Open Source solutions. Our friends at Canonical are leading the charge in providing easy to use, compelling solution in Ubuntu.

Clustering your Tomcat Servers: Webinar


Tomorrow, MuleSoft’s Sateesh Narahari (Director of Product Management) and Jason Brittain (MuleSoft Architect and co-author of Tomcat: the Definitive Guide) along with Terracotta’s Ari Zilka (CTO) and Mike Allen (Sr. Director of Product Management) will be doing a webinar on Clustering your Tomcat Servers.

Tomcat Admins: Automate your configuration changes


Apache Tomcat is the right sized application server for web applications. It does not have the bloat and complexity of Java EE application server and continues to be light weight and efficient.

While Tomcat provides basic deployment capabilities, configuring Apache Tomcat instance for applications is a manual, error prone and repetitive process. When we launched Tcat Server, our goal was to make it extremely easy to use Tomcat in enterprises.

Why use jBPM with Mule?


Mule integrates with jBPM, allowing you to send/receive messages to/from a running process. A message from Mule can start or advance a process, the message can be used as a process variable, and a process can send messages to any endpoint in your Mule config.