Written by Ali AktharTechnical Account Manager
Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) is a unique and innovative way that integrates applications and data from the Cloud and on-premise environments. Organizations using iPaaS focus more on their core business operations without worrying about coding too much. As the organizations move their applications and infrastructure to Cloud, the major roadblock that comes in between is the integration. To address this challenge MuleSoft Anypoint Marketplace out of the box connectors play a crucial role in streamlining the entire integration process, whether on the ground or Cloud. Organizations cannot afford siloed applications which is why the MuleSoft Anypoint platform has a high demand.
The MuleSoft Anypoint Marketplace connectors provide more than 450 pre-built application and data integration connectors. Users who wants to connect SaaS apps, analytics tools, significant data sources, on-premises systems, identity management, or technologies like REST and SOAP mostly can get these connectors handy to meet the task.
With the MuleSoft AnyPoint platform, organizations can build a custom connector using the Java-based Developer Kit (SDK) to respond to the need.
Unlike traditional ETL and ESB technologies, the MuleSoft Integration Platform is purpose-built for the Cloud. Consequently, users can expect data to run at cloud speed. Data streams between applications, databases, files, and significant data sources are sent via the MuleSoft composer, a self-upgrading, elastic execution grid.
The Anypoint Connector for Salesforce is an easy-to-use solution that helps you quickly build salesforce integrations for sales cloud, service cloud, salesforce platform or salesforce.com. This connector is ready out of the box in MuleSoft desktop ID, Anypoint studio, and our web-based ID AnyPoint flow design.
Organizations can quickly achieve SAP integration with third-party solutions through the MuleSoft Anypoint Marketplace connector. Users can integrate their key business processes with their customers, partners, and supplies in a flexible yet cost-effective manner. The SAP connector provides SAP Java Connector (JCo) libraries. The SAP JCo libraries enable Mule apps to execute BAPI and RFC level connectivity to the SAP ERP system modules like FICO while facilitating CRM and SAP customer, invoice, and product data synchronization.
The Mule SAP connector enhances the capabilities of the SAP ERP system by:
Improving decision-making with real-time analysis
Improving inventory management and reducing inventory levels
Capturing new customers and increasing repeat business
Boosting operational efficiency and preventing re-keying of data
Accomplishing a single view of leads, customers, accounts, contacts, and opportunities
Improving forecasting and collections
Potential process flows linked to supplier/vendor portals consist of:
The Mule SAP connector supports the following operations on the SAP system:
SAP Hana is a relational database management system that stores and retrieves high operational and transactional data volumes. The database also serves as an application server, performs advanced analytics and has ETL capabilities.
The Mule Anypoint OData connector for SAP Hana is a set of pre-built connectors that lets you to read, write, and update data in an SAP Hana database. Users from different functional areas use the SAP Hana connector with cloud applications, on premises, and other databases.
A common use case is to enhance real-time supply chain management by integrating financial costs and revenue models between SAP Hana and other Cloud and on-premises applications, such as Anaplan, Redshift, Tableau, and others to improve supply chain operations and financial planning.
The SAP Hana pack includes:
SAP IDoc Document Listener
SAP IDoc Listener
SAP IDoc Read
SAP IDoc Write
IoT offers substantial benefits to most companies today. You can fully realize the potential of IoT by integrating all types of characteristics and volume generated by data across your organization’s applications.
An agile integration platform needs to support several integration patterns and patterns specific to data location, like the Cloud, legacy systems, and trading partners. MuleSoft Anypoint Marketplace IOT connector supports various IoT protocols like MQTT, HTTP, document and Binary producers, REST, SOAP, and AmQP through Rabbit MQ.
The click-not-code bidirectional connectivity lets you connect faster. Validate, transform, aggregate, and route IoT messages in real-time. Visually map your IoT data to the application or data store of your choices, such as AWS RedShift, Spark, Kafka, BigQuery, and more.
Oracle offers various enterprise software solutions, including ERP, CRM, and SCM software, and is mainly known for its database management systems. Use the Oracle Mule connector to connect to your Oracle database and achieve read and write access to its objects. After installing the connector, Mule Anypoint will analyze the objects in your Oracle database and create metadata for them. Therefore, you will not need to perform any additional programming or configuration within Oracle.
The connector comes with building blocks that supports dozens of functions on your source data. Amongst the building blocks are readers and generators, such as the CSVRead, XMLRead, and DBRead functions. For each type of reader/generator, a writer building block is included. Building blocks contain operators, for instance aggregate, database lookup, filter, join, merge sorter, splitter, and type converter. Also, important to note
Implements the basic Oracle application security.
Predefined building blocks are easy to extend for any customization requirements.
Data access is monitored by the Oracle credentials.
Needs no additional configuration within Oracle after installation.
No Web Services or additional programming needed to access Oracle data after installation.
The built-in library of building blocks can be categorized by function, as follows:
|Readers and Generators||Atom RSS Read||CsvRead||DateDimension|
|XmlRead||Writers||Atom RSS Write||CsvWrite|
|Constants||Date Operations||DB Lookup||Filter|
|Format Fields||Html Formatter||Join||Join – Outer Join|
|Math Operations||Merge Sorter||Mixer||Regex|
|Type Converter||Special Purpose||DB Table Wizard||Execute Resource|
The link between business and technology is now the driving force in creating value streams. However, to realize those goals, and enterprise architecture requires a future-proof integration platform, and that is where Royal Cyber with MuleSoft can help.
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