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Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Camel

Message brokering across different systems, with transactionality and the ability to have fine tuned control over what happens using Java (or other languages), instead of a heavy, proprietary languages.One situation that it doesn't fit very well (as far as I have experienced) is when your workflow requires significant data mapping. While possible when using Java tooling, some other visual data mapping tools in other integration frameworks are easier to work with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Service Bus

Oracle service bus is great to quickly proxy any legacy services exposed as soap service. It's well suited for aggregating multiple services on a single endpoint. We can point to multiple endpoints on the business service and use a round-robin approach to access the endpoints.It's not well suited for data transformation and quick preview of mappings and transformations. It's not great on path to cloud transformation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Apache Camel

  • Camel has an easy learning curve. It is fairly well documented and there are about 5-6 books on Camel.
  • There is a large user group and blogs devoted to all things Camel and the developers of Camel provide quick answers and have also been very quick to patch Camel, when bugs are reported.
  • Camel integrates well with well known frameworks like Spring, and other middleware products like Apache Karaf and Servicemix.
  • There are over 150 components for the Camel framework that help integrate with diverse software platforms.
  • Camel is also good for creating microservices.
Surjit Sen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Service Bus

  • The Oracle Service Bus makes the management of web services extremely easy. Through its point and click interface, the web service endpoints can be easily modified.
  • The administration console provides useful dashboards to diagnose any service issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Apache Camel

  • I find the "seda" endpoint to be less obvious that it is doing multi-threading than Spring Integration's executor mechanism.
  • Integration with Spring Beans is pretty good, but I believe SI's is a bit better (for obvious reasons, both being Spring products).
  • SI's use support is probably a bit better/faster and I believe the user base is larger so that there are most questions/answers for SI on StackOverflow
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Service Bus

  • Message reporting tied to a database seems counter productive. Better options to eliminate that would not only minimize the maintenance hassle but also gives more ease to manage the product.
  • Polling feature isn't very efficient where the end point JMS queues may still have JMS connections despite not enabling the corresponding poller proxy services.
  • Unable to deploy multiple web services in one go from the OSB Web console.
Ramprasad Kraleti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Apache Camel

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Oracle Service Bus

Oracle Service Bus 8.0
Based on 1 answer
We have had not many issues with Oracle Service Bus and it's very stable for our requirements. It's highly available and helps us implement Tier1 applications on it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Apache Camel

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Oracle Service Bus

Oracle Service Bus 9.0
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It's an excellent enterprise service bus and has very stable features. We have been using it since 2008. We did hit into some issues. But, recreating the service helped fix many issues. Also, deployment to various environments was easy. Also, the plugin on Eclipse helps to build proxy and business services quick and easy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Apache Camel

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Oracle Service Bus

Oracle Service Bus 6.0
Based on 2 answers
We had some issues with MQ connectivity through OSB and our experience was poor with the support team. They do respond. But, it felt like we are ignored and we had bad support. We had to escalate and things used to get dragged for weeks before we get more quality questions on how to pursue investigation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Apache Camel

We chose Apache Camel because it was lightweight, easy to get started with and because it had a groovy DSL since we were a grails shop when we started using it.
Akmal Muqeeth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Service Bus

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Apache Camel

  • Apache Camel is open source and Java based. So if your engineering team is strong in Java this could be a good framework to adopt.
  • Apache camel is open source.
  • Camel could be run on OSGi containers like Karaf or Fuse.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Service Bus

  • It has definitely facilitated communication between my organization and business partners.
  • It has reduced development costs.
  • It has reduced development time.
Theodule Desouza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Apache Camel

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Oracle Service Bus

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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