Compare Mule ESB vs. Oracle Service Bus

Mule ESB is ranked 2nd in ESB with 6 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 6th in ESB with 3 reviews. Mule ESB is rated 7.6, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Mule ESB writes "Easy to implement and supports platforms like Windows, Linux, and Mac". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "Straightforward setup with Good Features but the Connectivity needs Improvement". Mule ESB is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server and Oracle Service Bus, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus and webMethods Integration Server. See our Mule ESB vs. Oracle Service Bus report.
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The most valuable feature is the Salesforce integration.The most valuable feature of Mule ESB is data transformation, i.e. our interacting with different systems and orchestrating for our business needs.Once it is started, we don't see any problems on a day to day basis.The most powerful feature is DataWeave, which is a powerful language where data can be transformed from one form into another.The architecture based on events has several connectors which allow integration from external and internal applications of the company.

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I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications.This product is not complicated and very easy to learn.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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The Anypoint platform consumes a lot of memory, and it would be great for developers if it were more lightweight.Mule ESB is more into the latest REST APIs, not much into the SOAP web services. Developing is all about web services and not easy with Mule.We would like to have a built-in logging framework in which we can do auditing.I would like to see support for BPM in the next release of this solution.The payment system needs improvement.

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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.There are times when I select components in composite and they do not appear, and I cannot figure out why.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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For companies looking to modernize and unlock the value of existing on-premises systems and applications, an enterprise service bus (ESB) architecture serves as a critical foundation layer for SOA. When deployed as an ESB, the Mule runtime engine of Anypoint Platform combines the power of data and application integration across legacy systems and SaaS applications, with a seamless path to the other capabilities of Anypoint Platform and the full power of API-led connectivity.

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
Ube, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Justice Systems, CamelotMakeMyTrip 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
Software R&D Company34%
Financial Services Firm9%
Comms Service Provider8%
Manufacturing Company7%
Software R&D Company47%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company6%
Company Size
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise54%
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise83%
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise63%
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