2017 – Speed will be the currency of success for organizations

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With the rise of new technology trends, changing consumer behavior and disruption by new market entrants across industries, one thing has become clear: Speed is becoming the currency of success as organizations adapt to ever-changing market forces. 

As such, the trends that are set to take hold over the next 12 months are ones that will not only help an organization evolve, but do it faster than the competition.

Changing role of IT

A convergence of digital forces – notably mobile,

Microservices versus ESB

November 30 2016

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This post is by one of our MuleSoft champions, Antonio Abad.

Let’s start with a simple definition of both concepts:

“An ESB is basically the integration of the new and the old, providing a central place for the services, applications, and IT resources in general that you want to connect.”

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“A microservice architecture (vs. the legacy monolithic architecture) is an approach to developing a software application as a series of small services,

The sound of success in microservices with MuleSoft and Spotify

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Every business needs to stay agile. Every business wants to improve their speed. Every business wants to innovate faster. And they want to achieve these things not only today, not only tomorrow but for years in the future. This is true for established businesses dealing with digital disruption, but also the disrupters themselves. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Spotify, the world’s most popular and powerful streaming music service, has implemented MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™ to improve business agility and operational efficiency.

Take the API approach to microservices and lessons learned from SOA

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Download our Best Practices for Microservices whitepaper to gain a deeper perspective about our approach to microservices written in this post.

If IT today has a watchword, that word is “speed.” At the same time, IT is expected to protect the organization’s crown jewels (company finances and private customer records) and to keep services available and responsive. The message: Go faster, but don’t break anything important. Even Facebook has modified its motto on this front from “Move fast and break things” to “Move fast with stable infrastructure.”

In response to these pressures,

Integration design challenges: Top 3 best practices exposed like microservices

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Featured guest post on MuleSoft Blogs from Abraham Santiago, Principal Integration Consultant of WhiteSky Labs.

API middleware integration industry is definitely not short of Architectural principles, from top-down strategic initiatives like digital transformation and legacy modernization to developer-centric ones like event-driven architecture, microservices, and DevOps. But beyond that and onto the fun and games of actual delivery of services to enterprise customers,

Microservices with Mule

September 6 2016

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Govind Mulinti, a senior architect at Whishworks, is the guest author of this blog post. 

Microservices has been a buzz word for past few years. It talks about a technique of designing integrations and APIs as independently deployable services. There are certain characteristics around organizations around business capabilities, automated deployments, intelligent endpoints and distributed control of data.

Before we start on microservice style,

What you need to know about containerization and “the internet of physical things”

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In this blog post, I would like to highlight the similarities between the physical logistics of moving physical cargo containers and the digital logistics of moving data. In essence, I want to translate the shipping jargon into everyday language to allow you to gain an insight into the world of containerization. Equally for the Container Terminal Managers and their IT teams, this blog post takes optimization from the yard to the server room; I want to highlight that integration of systems is critical and how having the right approach can enable your business to flourish.

Microservices and Netflix — Innovation at scale

You know how pervasive digital disruption is. But in case you needed another reminder, 52 percent of the companies in the 2000 Fortune 500 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired, ceased to exist, or dropped out. The way you survive in this environment is to be fast, agile, robust, and do it all at scale.

At CONNECT last week, Katharina Probst, Engineering Manager – API at Netflix, and Uri Sarid,

Upcoming webinar: Best Practices for Microservices

Microservices is one of the hottest technology trends of 2016. But what do microservices actually mean for your business? How can you implement them in the right way? And what tools are available to help you?

Join us at our upcoming webinar, Best Practices for Microservices, to learn how microservices can help your organization achieve digital transformation.

Attendees will learn:

  • What microservices are and why they are an increasingly popular architecture
  • How to implement microservices in the right way for your organization
  • Our recommendations on how microservices can exist alongside your legacy systems

Today’s hypercompetitive business environment demands increased agility and flexibility from the IT organization,

No wasted time at CONNECT!

Conferences are great – they offer a chance to take a close look at floral carpet, eat food out of chafing dishes, and add to your lanyard collection. But they’re not great if they don’t offer sessions that are relevant to the work you’re doing and the problems you’re facing.

We’ve worked hard to eliminate that at CONNECT this year. From May 21-25 in San Francisco, we have numerous sessions that are specifically meant for developers working with Anypoint Platform.