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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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"My favorite feature is the XML-based DFDL mapping, which is a tool that allows you to graphically map legacy data formats to modern data formats.""From a performance point of view, it's very good and it doesn't need very much in terms of CPU resources.""This solution is very reliable and it is easy to learn.""The solution's features are all quite useful. We use all of them.""The integration with other tools is excellent. It integrates well with batch issues.""It has the ability to be deployed without rewriting the code.""The biggest advantage of this solution is that it is very easy to learn, and very easy to build applications.""The most valuable feature is that it's robust and its time to market is very short."

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"This product is not complicated and very easy to learn.""The most valuable feature is the adapters.""The ability to master the process in one location.""The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications.""I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications.""Overall it is a pretty good solution.""The solution is quite stable overall. We haven't witnessed any performance issues so far.""I like the ease of deployment and the ease of implementation."

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"This solution would benefit from improvements to the configuration interface.""This product uses the PVU (Processor Value Unit) license model from IBM, and it is something that should be improved.""I would like to be able to run and install this solution on different platforms.""The user interface could be improved in a future release.""IBM could improve its connectivity.""I would like for them to make the training much easier.""One drawback that I have found is that there are issues with using the Java connector.""In terms of improvement, the UI should be more user-friendly."

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"There are times when I select components in composite and they do not appear, and I cannot figure out why.""This solution would benefit from having more cloud-based adapters.""There are issues, especially if you want to create some compensation in your service bin.""This solution should work better with RESTful services.""The connectivity with the solution is an area that needs to be improved. On occasion, requests are lost due to losing connectivity.""The interface console is very slow. Even in production, we need to increase the RAM or CPU. And even after that, the performance is still not good in production.""The initial setup is likely complex for many organizations.""The support for GraphQL needs to be improved, and the response time for global support could be faster."

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"Our licensing is based on a five-year contract, and as far as I know, there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fee.""The price of this product could be lower.""The solution requires a license and is very expensive here in India.""The pricing could be improved to make it more competitive.""The price of the license could be cheaper.""The maintenance and support of the product are very expensive."

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"The price of this solution is better than the subscription-based Mule ESB."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The stability is mostly pretty good.
Top Answer: There are experiences we have on the application, such as latency issues. There are no inherent components for you to throttle and measure the velocity of transactions. For that, you have to get a… more »
Top Answer: I like the ease of deployment and the ease of implementation.
Top Answer: The licensing process needs to be simplified. It's confusing and tedious. It's very hard to get concrete details out of Oracle in a timely manner. It would be ideal if they could be more exact and… more »
Top Answer: The support for GraphQL needs to be improved, and the response time for global support could be faster.
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IBM Integration Bus is an enterprise integration engine that offers a fast, simple way for systems and applications to communicate with each other. As a result, it can help you achieve business value, reduce IT complexity and save money.

Oracle Service Bus transforms complex and brittle architectures into agile integration networks by connecting, virtualizing, and managing interactions between services and applications. Oracle Service Bus delivers low-cost, standards-based integration for mission critical SOA environments where extreme performance, scalability and reliability are critical requirements.

Oracle Service Bus enables companies to use the values of their enterprise applications portfolio. From on-premise, to the cloud to mobile devices, Service Bus allows companies to leverage their existing investments in new ways by extending the performance and scalability leadership of Oracle SOA and API Management.

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Sample Customers
Salesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks
MakeMyTrip Ltd., Griffith University, Colab Consulting Pty. Ltd., Pacfico Seguros Generales, IGEPA IT-SERVICE GmbH, Guangzhou Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Pacfico Seguros Generales, Bank Audi S.A.L., Rydges Sydney Airport, Intelligent Pathways, Nacional Monte de Piedad IAP
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm50%
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider8%
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm8%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Company Size
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise66%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise88%
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise47%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
511,307 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Integration Bus is ranked 3rd in ESB with 25 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in ESB with 8 reviews. IBM Integration Bus is rated 7.6, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of IBM Integration Bus writes "A GUI that greatly simplifies data transformation and application developmet, but it is difficult to configure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "A pretty good solution with helpful plugins and reasonable pricing". IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Red Hat Fuse, IBM DataPower Gateway and webMethods Integration Server, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, Red Hat Fuse, webMethods Integration Server, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator and TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus. See our IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus report.

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