Deploying applications as a feature
Managing the assembly and deployment of repository locations, bundles, configuration, and other artifacts quickly becomes a major headache for system builders. To combat this, the Karaf community has developed the concept of features. The following figure describes the concept of features:
A feature descriptor is an XML-based file that describes a collection of artifacts to be installed together into the Karaf container. In this recipe, we'll learn how to make a feature, add it to Karaf, and then use it to install bundles.
The ingredients of this recipe include the Apache Karaf distribution kit, access ...