Hazelcast Instance

Since Camel 2.7

Only consumer is supported

The Hazelcast instance component is one of Camel Hazelcast Components which allows you to consume join/leave events of the cache instance in the cluster. Hazelcast makes sense in one single "server node", but it’s extremly powerful in a clustered environment.

Configuring Options

Camel components are configured on two separate levels:

  • component level

  • endpoint level

Configuring Component Options

The component level is the highest level which holds general and common configurations that are inherited by the endpoints. For example a component may have security settings, credentials for authentication, urls for network connection and so forth.

Some components only have a few options, and others may have many. Because components typically have pre configured defaults that are commonly used, then you may often only need to configure a few options on a component; or none at all.

Configuring components can be done with the Component DSL, in a configuration file (application.properties|yaml), or directly with Java code.

Configuring Endpoint Options

Where you find yourself configuring the most is on endpoints, as endpoints often have many options, which allows you to configure what you need the endpoint to do. The options are also categorized into whether the endpoint is used as consumer (from) or as a producer (to), or used for both.

Configuring endpoints is most often done directly in the endpoint URI as path and query parameters. You can also use the Endpoint DSL as a type safe way of configuring endpoints.

A good practice when configuring options is to use Property Placeholders, which allows to not hardcode urls, port numbers, sensitive information, and other settings. In other words placeholders allows to externalize the configuration from your code, and gives more flexibility and reuse.

The following two sections lists all the options, firstly for the component followed by the endpoint.

Component Options

The Hazelcast Instance component supports 4 options, which are listed below.

Name Description Default Type

bridgeErrorHandler (consumer)

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

boolean

autowiredEnabled (advanced)

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

boolean

hazelcastInstance (advanced)

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance.

HazelcastInstance

hazelcastMode (advanced)

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

String

Endpoint Options

The Hazelcast Instance endpoint is configured using URI syntax:

hazelcast-instance:cacheName

with the following path and query parameters:

Path Parameters (1 parameters)

Name Description Default Type

cacheName (consumer)

Required The name of the cache.

String

Query Parameters (6 parameters)

Name Description Default Type

bridgeErrorHandler (consumer)

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

boolean

defaultOperation (consumer)

To specify a default operation to use, if no operation header has been provided.

Enum values:

  • put

  • delete

  • get

  • update

  • query

  • getAll

  • clear

  • putIfAbsent

  • allAll

  • removeAll

  • retainAll

  • evict

  • evictAll

  • valueCount

  • containsKey

  • containsValue

  • keySet

  • removevalue

  • increment

  • decrement

  • setvalue

  • destroy

  • compareAndSet

  • getAndAdd

  • add

  • offer

  • peek

  • poll

  • remainingCapacity

  • drainTo

  • removeIf

  • take

  • publish

  • readOnceHeal

  • readOnceTail

  • capacity

HazelcastOperation

hazelcastInstance (consumer)

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint.

HazelcastInstance

hazelcastInstanceName (consumer)

The hazelcast instance reference name which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance.

String

exceptionHandler (consumer (advanced))

To let the consumer use a custom ExceptionHandler. Notice if the option bridgeErrorHandler is enabled then this option is not in use. By default the consumer will deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

ExceptionHandler

exchangePattern (consumer (advanced))

Sets the exchange pattern when the consumer creates an exchange.

Enum values:

  • InOnly

  • InOut

  • InOptionalOut

ExchangePattern

instance consumer - from("hazelcast-instance:foo")

The instance consumer fires if a new cache instance will join or leave the cluster.

Here’s a sample:

fromF("hazelcast-%sfoo", HazelcastConstants.INSTANCE_PREFIX)
.log("instance...")
.choice()
    .when(header(HazelcastConstants.LISTENER_ACTION).isEqualTo(HazelcastConstants.ADDED))
        .log("...added")
        .to("mock:added")
    .otherwise()
        .log("...removed")
        .to("mock:removed");

Each event provides the following information inside the message header:

Header Variables inside the response message:

Name Type Description

CamelHazelcastListenerTime

Long

time of the event in millis

CamelHazelcastListenerType

String

the map consumer sets here "instancelistener"

CamelHazelcastListenerAction

String

type of event - here added or removed.

CamelHazelcastInstanceHost

String

host name of the instance

CamelHazelcastInstancePort

Integer

port number of the instance

Spring Boot Auto-Configuration

When using hazelcast-instance with Spring Boot make sure to use the following Maven dependency to have support for auto configuration:

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.camel.springboot</groupId>
  <artifactId>camel-hazelcast-starter</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The component supports 63 options, which are listed below.

Name Description Default Type

camel.component.hazelcast-atomicvalue.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-atomicvalue.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-atomicvalue component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-atomicvalue.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-atomicvalue.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-atomicvalue.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-instance.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-instance.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-instance.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-instance component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-instance.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-instance.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-list.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-list.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-list.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-list component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-list.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-list.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-list.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-map.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-map.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-map.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-map component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-map.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-map.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-map.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-multimap component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-multimap.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-queue component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-queue.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-replicatedmap component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-replicatedmap.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-ringbuffer.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-ringbuffer.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-ringbuffer component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-ringbuffer.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-ringbuffer.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-ringbuffer.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-seda component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-seda.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-set.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-set.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-set.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-set component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-set.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-set.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-set.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.autowired-enabled

Whether autowiring is enabled. This is used for automatic autowiring options (the option must be marked as autowired) by looking up in the registry to find if there is a single instance of matching type, which then gets configured on the component. This can be used for automatic configuring JDBC data sources, JMS connection factories, AWS Clients, etc.

true

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.bridge-error-handler

Allows for bridging the consumer to the Camel routing Error Handler, which mean any exceptions occurred while the consumer is trying to pickup incoming messages, or the likes, will now be processed as a message and handled by the routing Error Handler. By default the consumer will use the org.apache.camel.spi.ExceptionHandler to deal with exceptions, that will be logged at WARN or ERROR level and ignored.

false

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the hazelcast-topic component. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.hazelcast-instance

The hazelcast instance reference which can be used for hazelcast endpoint. If you don’t specify the instance reference, camel use the default hazelcast instance from the camel-hazelcast instance. The option is a com.hazelcast.core.HazelcastInstance type.

HazelcastInstance

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.hazelcast-mode

The hazelcast mode reference which kind of instance should be used. If you don’t specify the mode, then the node mode will be the default.

node

String

camel.component.hazelcast-topic.lazy-start-producer

Whether the producer should be started lazy (on the first message). By starting lazy you can use this to allow CamelContext and routes to startup in situations where a producer may otherwise fail during starting and cause the route to fail being started. By deferring this startup to be lazy then the startup failure can be handled during routing messages via Camel’s routing error handlers. Beware that when the first message is processed then creating and starting the producer may take a little time and prolong the total processing time of the processing.

false

Boolean