Improved threading model in Mule 4.3

When first released, Mule 4 introduced a brand new reactive execution engine and threading models. Benefits include high scalability, back pressure capabilities, and auto-tuning.

As part of Mule 4.3, we reiterated on these and made further improvements. More specifically, the three thread pools were combined into a single thread pool. Before jumping into the details, let’s quickly summarize how the threading models were set up prior to this release.

API governance: Asset approval process

In our previous blog, we covered the overview of governance posture for organizations. In this blog, we will take a deep dive into identifying the family of assets in the API ecosystem and their approval process. The aspects covered in this blog are highlighted in orange in the image below. As with any initiative an approval process spreads across different pillars and stages of the governance process as shown in the following matrix.

Introducing the Anypoint Platform May 2020 release

I am happy to announce that a new version of Anypoint Platform is now available. This release features improvements to our tooling for developers, the GA of our service mesh offering for microservice builders, and various other enhancements across the platform. 

External Access: How to share resources across trusted organizations

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Organizations use the power of Anypoint Platform to discover and self-serve their assets across the complete API development lifecycle. It’s used for API specifications, fragments, templates, examples, HTTP APIs, REST APIs, SOAP APIs, and more. 

A practical guide for API governance in Mule for IT

Most organizations today have a governance strategy depending on their industry. Policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), or other acts influence a company’s governance strategy. However, these types of policies are often abstract and only provide mandates on “what” but not on “how” to govern an IT infrastructure and services. Organizations have recognized the need to enforce additional governance to derive uniformity, standards, best practices, and common operating procedures across teams.

Introducing the new MuleSoft developer quick start guides

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Are you new to MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform and are looking for a good place to start? I’m proud to announce some of the most popular developer quick start guides that will help you create your first API, build your first integration, and publish your first application to Cloudhub. The goal of these guides is to teach you how to use the platform to achieve success with your own projects.

Introducing Use Case Specific Visualizations

This blog post explains a recent release of Anypoint Visualizer, which introduced a revamp to host multiple visualizations geared for specific use cases, including a brand new Policy Visualization. 

How to check service health on Mule 4

It’s important to monitor your service and check if it is available and/or is performing as expected. To do this, we need to understand what service health means. In this article, I will present two different definitions. However, keep in mind that your project can have its own specific definition as well.

All examples are prepared in Mule runtime 4.2. If you are familiar with Spring Boot Actuator you should see some interface similarities.

Anypoint Platform Quarterly FAQ – Q4

Author, Laurell K. Hamilton, wrote “Questions are great, but only if you have the answers.” Many of you have questions about the Anypoint Platform and our product team has the answers! Here is our second installment of our Anypoint Quarterly FAQ, where we answer the most frequently asked questions. 

This quarter, we will focus on questions regarding the upcoming releases: Service Mesh, Access Management 2.0,

What’s new in access management?

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This blog describes upcoming Anypoint Platform features within access management, mapping them to the most common use cases and customer needs.