Virtual Destinations in ActiveMQ not working

I find Activemq’s documentation pathetic at times. Consider this document which talks about activemq virtual destinations - you’d imagine they’d EXPLICITLY write about the most important thing - THEY ARE DISABLED BY DEFAULT and wont enable unless you add the code snippet below. So if you’re one of the people who have tried pulling out their hair only to realize this - I feel you :)

To enable virtual destinations you need to include the following in activemq.xml

        <virtualTopic name="VirtualTopic.>" prefix="Consumer.*."/> 

Now read this

Setting up Camus - LinkedIn’s Kafka to HDFS pipeline

Few days ago I started tinkering with Camus to evaluate its use for dumping raw data from Kafka=>HDFS. This blog post will cover my experience and first impressions with setting up a Camus pipeline. Overall I found Camus was easy to... Continue →