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 IT consultant and has been working in IT since 1997. He is monitoring the latest development in new technologies (Mobile, Cloud, Big Data) closely and particularly interested in Java open source tool stacks, cloud related technologies like AWS and mobile development like building iOS apps with Swift. Specialties: Java/JEE/Spring Amazon AWS API/REST Big Data Continuous Delivery Swift/iOS
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