IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus

As of June 2019, IBM Integration Bus is ranked 3rd in ESB with 4 reviews vs Oracle Service Bus which is ranked 6th in ESB with 1 review. The top reviewer of IBM Integration Bus writes "Easy to understand documentation with a huge list of examples and tutorials". The top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "Helps us in building reusable, well-defined services". IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, Oracle Service Bus and IBM WebSphere DataPower. Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus and webMethods Integration Server.
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IBM Integration Bus has a complete set of tools that are implemented between rules when it comes to run time, but it's not easy to understand.It is very straightforward. It is very user-friendly integration.It is one of the most stable products which I have seen in the market.Easy to understand documentation with a huge list of examples and tutorials.Web interface, REST API for viewing services, admin, stats, and deployment are premium features, which makes IIB stand among its competition.REST API design and development support are useful. Building and exposing APIs using GUI API designer with editor makes implementation a breeze.IBM support is fantastic and quick.

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It is lightweight and one can easily integrate with different applications, databases, JMS, or web services through different protocols.It was very good at supporting high transactions, up to 300 transactions per second.

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I would like to see more metered rest and API support. IBM is already working on it on Version 11, but it still needs improvement.To scale virtically, is difficult.IBM does not support orchestration, which is how they designed it, and other BPM tools in the market support orchestration. If they merged the BPM capability into this product, then it would be a better solution.Development toolkit (based on Eclipse) should be improved in terms of responsiveness.Current aggregation implementation should be deprecated. MQ independent, as well as an intuitive solution, should be proposed.

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It needs to support more adapters, because the integration points keep changing and new things keep coming up. It also needs to be more scalable.

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Support costs are high compared to the competition. Otherwise, the support is good.Pricing is on par with its competition.

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IBM WebSphere ESB
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 Firm32%
Transportation Company16%
Logistics Company13%
Security Firm9%
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