Apache Camel

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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Why Camel?

Based on Enterprise Integration Patterns

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

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Runs Everywhere

Apache Camel is standalone, and can be embedded as a library within Spring Boot, Quarkus, Application Servers, and in the clouds. Camel subprojects focus on making your work easy.

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Packed with Components

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.

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Supports over 50 Data Formats

Camel supports around 50 data formats, allowing to translate messages in multiple formats, and with support from industry standard formats from finance, telco, health-care, and more.

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Apache Camel Projects

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Camel Core

Apache Camel helps you integrate various systems consuming or producing data.

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Camel K

Apache Camel K is a lightweight integration framework that runs natively on Kubernetes.

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Camel Quarkus

Apache Camel Quarkus packages 280+ Camel components as Quarkus extensions.

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Camel Kafka Connector

Apache Camel Kafka Connector embeds Camel within Kafka Connect.

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Camel Spring Boot

Apache Camel Spring Boot runs Camel on Spring Boot and provides starters for Camel components.

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Camel Karaf

Apache Camel Karaf makes running Apache Camel components to run in the OSGi environment.

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Apache & OpenSource

20 years of Apache Software foundation

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 to 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. You can contribute by editing this page!

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