How to choose the CIDR block for your VPC

In one of my previous blog post, we saw that creating a VPC is quite simple. We just need to provide values to four parameters and we can get our VPC up and running in minutes:

  • Region
  • CIDR Block
  • Environments
  • Business Groups

From these four parameters, the CIDR block is usually the trickiest one to understand. And this parameter is critical — because once your Mule VPC is created,

The year ahead: What organizations need to know for successful digital transformation in 2021

The past year brought with it an unfathomable level of disruption to norms: impacting business priorities and digital transformation initiatives and drastically altering expectations from customers. While 2020 is in the past, the key learnings and radical shifts it has prompted will be ever more relevant this year. Organizations are seeking to navigate a new IT landscape — one punctuated by an uptick in demand for digital projects and heightened expectations from customers, as traditional experiences like brick-and-mortar stores give way to a digital-first world. 

Beginners guide to Runtime Fabric: Install, configure, and test on AWS

January 14 2021

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More Mule customers are adopting MuleSoft Runtime Fabric. This mini-series covers several Runtime Fabric topics — including how to install, configure, test, and troubleshoot Runtime Fabric. Part one of the series will cover the Runtime Fabric installation on AWS.

The AWS Runtime Fabric install process is different from the traditional software install. With the traditional software install, users start with provisioning of the servers that will host the software.

Panel discussion: Building a career in APIs and integration

January 13 2021

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During a virtual Sydney MuleSoft Meetup, I led a panel discussion with members of the MuleSoft Community including customers, partners, and Muleys from different parts of the world. During this discussion, the participants shared how they built their careers in APIs, integration best practices, and talked about all things MuleSoft. 

To begin, I asked each panelist to describe their current role, mention a few career highlights,

What we can learn about legacy modernization from a Raspberry Pi car

January 12 2021

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Technology is constantly changing and evolving. If some pieces of equipment aren’t updated or replaced in a timely manner — they can quickly become outdated, turning them into legacy systems. Such legacy systems are still fully functioning but, due to their age and lack of modern capabilities, sometimes cannot cope with the demands of new business initiatives. 

The best of 2020: MuleSoft Community Awards

This past year was a testament to the amazing individuals that make up our MuleSoft Community. From switching from in-person MuleSoft Meetups to virtual experiences seemingly overnight, to continuously creating high-quality technical content, to teaching others remotely — the MuleSoft Community overcame obstacles with resilience. 

We want to take a moment to reflect and recognize some of the best of the best in our Community who helped our entire MuleSoft ecosystem thrive in 2020.

Implementing event-driven capabilities through existing APIs

In current technology growth, APIs are the standard for building and connecting modern applications. They provide a standardized interface that masks backend complexity and makes it simple for an enterprise to secure, monitor, and manage how the digital assets it shares are used. Below, we’ll take a look at the differences between RESTful and event-driven APIs, an overview of event-driven architecture, and how to implement event-driven capabilities into existing APIs.

5 lessons for building an API company with Christine Spang: APIs Unplugged

This episode’s special guest is Christine Spang, co-founder and CTO of Nylas. Nylas provides a set of communications APIs that help developers connect to email, calendar, and contacts providers. During the conversation, Christine relates the experience of founding an API product company and provides tips and lessons learned on product strategy, developer experience, and balancing product vision with user feedback.

Bringing the power of integration to everyone

In a year that has seen unprecedented business disruption, every organization needs to respond to the needs of its customers faster than ever before. As a result, digital-first is increasingly becoming the norm. Yet, according to our latest global research, just over a third of organizations have the skills and technology they need to keep pace with digital projects. The challenge facing organizations as we move into 2021 is being able to deliver digital projects more efficiently,

The hidden secret to transforming into a truly agile organization

An agile enterprise is a term applied to organizations that are quick in responding to changes in the marketplace or environment. Agile enterprises focus on their customers’ needs — opting for customized offerings rather than standardized offerings.