Written by Harini KrishLead Technical Content Writer
Integration has become an essential ingredient in the success of any organization, as it increases the sprawl of applications, infrastructure and the partner ecosystem. Businesses with the proper integration strategies have raised the bar with lower operational costs, faster project delivery and smart revenue streams. They are quickly leaving more traditional players far behind. An integration strategy allows organizations to connect in the right way, overcome obstructions and drive tangible business value. By quickly connecting new information and operationalizing it across the entire enterprise, organizations can increase productivity, ensure tighter security, and help the organization stay competitive in their industry.
MuleSoft provides a powerful technology platform that provides enterprises with robust API implementation solutions and strategies. Between its last major release, 3.0, in 2010 and its current state, MuleSoft has advanced a lot, from being just an Integration/ API platform to assist in legacy modernization, implementing secure SaaS integrations, and providing full API lifecycle management. MuleSoft allows organizations to implement, integrate, connect and build its enterprise solutions in new ways. The next-gen Mule 4 platform offers a broad range of new and improved features intended to enhance the platform's capabilities along with developer experience. In this blog, we try to address the benefits, challenges and best practices for organizations looking to migrate from Mule 3.0 to Mule 4.x.
Running applications and data on unsupported versions can slow down the pace of innovation and delivery for your business. Whilst the ramifications of ignoring the end of support may seem less daunting than migrating. It is a great opportunity to transform your applications and infrastructure, take advantage of the features and improvements introduced in the latest versions of Mule, and benefit from:
Minimized business impact
|VERSION||END OF STANDARD SUPPORT||END OF EXTENDED SUPPORT|
|3.8||November 16th, 2018||November 16th, 2021|
|3.9||March 20th, 2021||March 20th, 2024|
At Royal Cyber, we provide a proven migration process based on successful implementations and numerous platform migrations and data integrations. Our Mule 4 specific experience enables you to accelerate speed to value with guided best practices and automation for planning and implementation.
|Assessment||Platform Setup||Functional Testing||24/7 Support|
|Code Analysis||Automated Migration||Performance Testing|
|Manual Migration||Regression Testing|
You want to take advantages of key Mule 4 capabilities.
The Mule version you are using reaches the end of support life.
You need to make a significant update to the existing application.
Starting a new project, it is recommended to use Mule 4 as it has many easy-to-use tools and features.
You decide to have one version for all the apps.
Internal Architecture of Mule 3 and Mule 4 are different. Mule 3 uses SEDA Queues, while Mule 4 is built on Reactive programming and Project Reactor.
Enriched error handling mechanisms
Here is some information about our Mule 4 migration strategy :
Royal Cyber has specialized in designing, developing, and implementing the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform. We have implemented MuleSoft for several customers globally. We help enterprises establish C4E and Governance to accelerate ROI on the Mule platform. We provide Best Practices and Reusable frameworks (i.e., logging, auditing, exception handling, CI/CD, Security) that help consistently build APIs while reducing costs and accelerating delivery.
For most MuleSoft customers, migrating to Mule 4 requires a complete rewrite. If you are running unsupported code in production and looking to migrate from Mule 3.x to Mule 4.x, reach out to our Royal Cyber experts. Our Mule 4 Accelerator is the most efficient and cost-effective way for customers to move to Mule 4, and it can convert automatically up to 90% of your Mule 3 applications!
As a MuleSoft solution specialist, we can help you take advantage of Mule 4 faster, with less effort, cost, and risk. Our Mule 4 Migration Accelerator is the first Mule 4 migration utility and the only one that provides an end-to-end process and enterprise-level support. Designed by certified MuleSoft Architects, it embraces the API-led approach, a cornerstone of the MuleSoft platform.
Royal Cyber can help you move past Mule 3 and on to Mule 4, enabling your team to develop code faster and take advantage of performance optimization built in the platform. For more information, you can email us at [email protected] or visit www.royalcyber.com.