How to Build an IBM i (AS400) API in 15 Minutes

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This blog post is contributed by one of our partners, Infoview Systems. 

One of the biggest IT challenges is the growing IT delivery gap and the ever-increasing pace of business changes. This is especially true for established companies saddled with a mix of older applications. In order to efficiently connect these systems to other business components at scale, the application business logic and data must be packaged as easy-to-consume reusable assets.

Introducing Anypoint Connector for IBM CICS Transaction Gateway

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IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) is a transaction server that runs primarily on IBM mainframe systems under z/OS and z/VSE. According to IBM CICS Report 2015, 92 of the top 100 banks use the mainframe to provide at-your-fingertip banking services to their customers. And nine out of the top 10 global life and health insurance providers process their high-volume transactions on a System z mainframe.

Mule ESB with the Oracle Database and IBM WebSphere MQ – Use case 2 of 3

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In Part 1 of this three part blog, we created a simple message flow in Mule Studio exposed as a basic HTTP service that retrieves employee data from an Oracle HR database and returns it in JSON format. JSON is a standard format that is very popular among web and mobile applications. Let’s now take a look at how to easily turn this into a SOAP web service,