Mule in the Cloud: First impression

Recently Mulesoft has released a new platform: iPAAS. I just went through the starters guide and I am pretty impressed. Of course the use case in the tutorial is very simple but the whole idea of just putting your Mule config into the cloud and it runs sounds good. And I have seen it working (you can check for yourself by submitting text to this url.
Here is a snapshot of the dashboard you get with you Mule iON account:

Although it looks pretty nice at first sight it does raise questions and some topics for further investigation: what about security and in what use cases will this be the best solution? Mulesoft already has answers to those questions (security and use cases) but I am going to find out myself and let you know my opinion. Stay tuned!

About Pascal Alma

Pascal is a senior software developer and architect. Pascal has been designing and building applications since 2001. He is particularly interested in Open Source toolstack (Mule, Spring Framework, JBoss) and technologies like Web Services, SOA and Cloud technologies. Lately he is having great fun by building iOS apps with Swift. Specialties: JEE AWS XML/XSD/XSLT Web Services/SOA Mule ESB/ WSO2 ESB Maven Cloud Technology Swift/ iOS
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