Upgrade to the Enterprise class platform

Karaf provides dual polymorphic container and application bootstrapping paradigms to the Enterprise.
Focus on your business code and application, Karaf deals with the rest

Modern Container

Karaf can run as a standalone container, supporting a wide range of applications and technologies.

Enterprise Ready

Karaf provides enterprise ready features: shell console, remote access, hot deployment, dynamic configuration and many more. Karaf projects provide additional features like clustering, complete monitoring and alerting, application repository.

Turnkey embedded mode

Run anywhere (on any machine with Java, cloud, docker images) using karaf-boot and embedded mode.


Run your applications in Karaf Container

Karaf is a lightweight, powerful, and enterprise ready container powered by OSGi. Karaf is a modern and polymorphic container. By polymorphic, it means that Karaf can host any kind of applications: OSGi, Spring, WAR, and much more.

Last version 4.2.1 - (21/08/18)

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Enterprise Features
WebContainer (Pax Web)
Instance
JMX
ConfigAdmin
Security
Shell / SSH
Logging
Deployers
Provisioning
Programming Model (Spring / BluePrint / DeclarativeService)
OSGi Framework (Apache Felix / Eclipse Equinox)
JVM

Manage bunch of clustered instances with Karaf Cellar.

You have bunch of Karaf Container instances running ? You want to manage those instances as one, spreading the configuration, deployment, etc ? Karaf Cellar is for you. Karaf Cellar is a clustering solution for Karaf. It allows you to manage multiple instances, with synchronization between the instances.

Last version 4.1.0 - (14/10/17)

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Discovery
Cluster groups
Sync and distribute resources
DOSGi

Manage your artifacts repositories with Karaf Cave.

Karaf Cave is an implementation of OSGi Repository specification. It can be used by the Karaf Features Resolver to provide resources, dealing with the requirements and capabilities of artifacts.

Last version 4.1.1 - (07/09/18)

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Repository metadata
Repository proxy and populate
Maven support
Storage

Monitoring, alerting, and BAM with Karaf Decanter.

You need a monitoring solution for Karaf and related ? You need a BAM (Business Activity Monitoring) platform for your application ? Karaf Decanter can be very convenient for you ! Decanter provides ready to use monitoring solution. It's also completely extensible and customizable.

Last version 2.1.0 - (12/09/18)

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Collectors
Dispatcher
SLA
Appenders

Apache & OpenSource.

Karaf is your project ! Karaf is an Apache Software Foundation project, available under the Apache v2 license.
It's a complete open community, always listening proposals and comments.
Sources, mailing lists, issue tracker: it's fully open, you can access directly.
We also love contributions : don't hesitate to contribute.

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