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Pros
"It has many interfaces and you can connect to any backend source that has another format, and convert it to the desired format.""We only use the basic features, but the most valuable one for us is the Publish-subscribe pattern.""The solution has good integration.""Performance-wise, this solution is really good.""Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage."

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"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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Cons
"The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is.""Technical support is very slow and needs to be improved.""The installation configuration is quite difficult.""The images and size of the containers are too big and I think that they should be more lightweight.""Technical support is good but they could have a better response time."

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"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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Pricing and Cost Advice
"IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.""The price is very high and it's the main reason that we are searching for alternatives.""This product is more expensive than competing products.""I feel with IBM, when you want certain functions or features, you have to continuously purchase add-ons. There are always additional fees."

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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: Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage.
Top Answer: If you want to connect to the database, it provides solutions in India, but you have to purchase it separately. They are not mature enough and we have difficulties using them. They are expensive and… 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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Overview
WebSphere Message Broker is an enterprise service bus (ESB) providing connectivity and universal data transformation for service-oriented architecture (SOA) and non-SOA environments. It allows businesses of any size to eliminate point-to-point connections and batch processing regardless of platform, protocol or data format.

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
WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
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
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Media Company4%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise47%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
521,690 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 7th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 5 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 7 reviews. IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.8, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Message Broker writes "Easy to setup and deploy, with easy mapping, and it integrates well with MQ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "A pretty good solution with helpful plugins and reasonable pricing". IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, Mule ESB, IBM BPM and WebLogic Suite, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, Red Hat Fuse and webMethods Integration Server. See our IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Oracle Service Bus report.

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