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Find out what your peers are saying about Mule ESB vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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"The cloud and integration abilities are most useful allowing us to use applications such as Salesforce and DataWeave.""The connectivity the solution provides is excellent. There are often too many systems that we have to integrate and this helps with that.""The solution has a good graphical interface.""The most valuable feature for Mule is the number of connectors that are available.""Everything runs in Java, which is a useful feature.""What Mule provides out-of-box is a sufficient product.""The solution offers multiple deployment options.""Easy connectivity and easy integration."

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"We've been pleased with the level of technical support.""The interface is fine and the solution is quite robust.""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 like the ease of deployment and the ease of implementation.""I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications.""The most valuable feature is the adapters.""Overall it is a pretty good solution."

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"Community editions need more attention.""There are limitations with the subscription model that comes with the product.""Lacking some connectors that could be included.""It would be great to see implementing security modules as a feature.""It's not easy to troubleshoot and we still can't make it work.""There are some issues with both stability and scalability.""In an upcoming release, I would like to see more additional concept for exception handling, batch processing, and increased integration with other application.""MuleSoft is not so strong in method-based integration, so they're not so functional in that regard."

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"This solution would benefit from having more cloud-based adapters.""This solution should work better with RESTful services.""The initial setup is likely complex for many organizations.""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 support for GraphQL needs to be improved, and the response time for global support could be faster.""Security needs to be more integrated.""The pricing of the product could be better. It's a bit high.""There are issues, especially if you want to create some compensation in your service bin."

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"This product is cheaper than some offered by other vendors, although there is a problem because you have to pay for some third-party adapters.""The licensing is yearly, and there are additional fees for services."

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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: I was previously part of the Oracle SOA/OSB development team. In my current capacity I architected solutions using MuleSoft Anypoint Platform on cloud / on-premises and hybrid modes and on PCE/RTF on… more »
Top Answer: Our team ran a comparison of IBM’s Integration Bus vs. Mule ESB in order to determine what sort of ESB software was the best fit for our organization. Ultimately we decided to choose IBM Integration… more »
Top Answer: The solution has a good graphical interface.
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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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, Camelot
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 Firm43%
Computer Software Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Manufacturing Company14%
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm7%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm5%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Company Size
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise50%
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise63%
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise53%
Find out what your peers are saying about Mule ESB vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
552,305 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Mule ESB is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 9 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 9 reviews. Mule ESB is rated 7.6, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Mule ESB writes "Well performing and easy to use solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "A pretty good solution with helpful plugins and reasonable pricing". Mule ESB is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, Red Hat Fuse, TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus and Mule Anypoint Platform, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Red Hat Fuse, webMethods Integration Server, TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus and WSO2 Enterprise Integrator. See our Mule ESB vs. Oracle Service Bus report.

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