Experienced users of Apache Karaf will tell you that out of the box, Karaf provides you with the features and tools you'll need to deploy your application. However, to build a production-ready environment, you'll want to tweak things.
The recipes in this chapter are devoted to systems builders, the people who need to make their Apache Karaf instance production-ready and applications within it manageable.
New to Apache Karaf and OSGi?
Readers interested in obtaining a deeper understanding of Apache Karaf and its underlying technologies should consult Packt Publishing's Instant OSGi Starter, Jamie Goodyear and Johan Edstrom, and Learning Apache Karaf, Jamie Goodyear, Johan Edstrom, and Heath Kesler.