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

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I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications.The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications.The ability to master the process in one location.The most valuable feature is the adapters.This product is not complicated and very easy to learn.

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Cons
Technical support is very slow and needs to be improved.The images and size of the containers are too big and I think that they should be more lightweight.The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is.

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The connectivity with the solution is an area that needs to be improved. On occasion, requests are lost due to losing connectivity.This solution should work better with RESTful services.There are issues, especially if you want to create some compensation in your service bin.This solution would benefit from having more cloud-based adapters.There are times when I select components in composite and they do not appear, and I cannot figure out why.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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.IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.

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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: Performance-wise, this solution is really good.
Top Answer: This product is more expensive than competing products.
Top Answer: The size of the container used in the deployment is still large and I think it should be improved and become lighter. It would be useful to make container deployment easier .
Top Answer: The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications.
Top Answer: The price of this solution is better than the subscription-based Mule ESB.
Top Answer: I had a problem with one of my projects because OSB cannot send cookies to the RESTful services. This solution should work better with RESTful services.
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out of 25 in ESB
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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 TireMakeMyTrip 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
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Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company12%
Media Company7%
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Computer Software Company54%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government6%
Media Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
437,827 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 10th in ESB with 3 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in ESB with 5 reviews. IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.6, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Message Broker writes "Mature, reliable, and performance-wise it is good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "Functional message delivery service, but there are issues with monitoring". IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, IBM DataPower Gateway and Mule ESB, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server and Red Hat Fuse. See our IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Oracle Service Bus report.

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