Integration you want

Camel is an open source integration framework that empowers you to quickly and easily integrate various systems consuming or producing data.

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Packed with functionality


Based on Enterprise Integration Patterns to help you solve your integration problem by applying best practices out of the box. Camel supports most of the Enterprise Integration Patterns from the excellent book by Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf.


Packed with several hundred components that are used to access databases, message queues, APIs or basically anything under the sun. Helping you integrate with everything.


Runs everywhere: standalone, embedded as a library, within OSGi containers or in the JEE application servers and in the clouds. Enjoy seamless integration with popular frameworks such as CDI, Spring, Spring Boot and OSGi Blueprint.

Data Formats

Camel supports around 50 data formats, allowing to translate messages in multiple formats.


Apache Camel is extensibly documented with helpful guides on getting started and detailed reference documentation.

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Camel K

Apache Camel K is a lightweight integration framework built from Apache Camel that runs natively on Kubernetes and is specifically designed for serverless and microservice architectures.

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Camel Quarkus

Apache Camel Quarkus is a set of extensions for Quarkus is a Java platform offering fast boot times and low memory footprint. It targets both stock JVMs (OpenJDK in the first place) and GraalVM.

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Apache & OpenSource

Camel is your project!

Camel 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.

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