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Harnessing the Power of Anypoint Runtime Fabric for B2B Integration in Kubernetes Clusters

Revolutionizing B2B Integration: Anypoint Runtime Fabric and Partner Manager Synergy

In the rapidly evolving landscape of B2B integration, MuleSoft’s Anypoint Partner Manager stands out as a cutting-edge, low-code platform, ushering in the next generation of integration solutions. The question we’re delving into is: How does Anypoint Runtime Fabric (RTF) elevate the deployment of B2B integration workloads into Kubernetes clusters, and what’s the latest scoop as of October 2023?

Anypoint Partner Manager has long been the go-to for organizations seeking to seamlessly integrate their enterprise application networks with external business partners. This involves not only traditional EDI methods but also embraces the modern era with APIs and non-EDI channels. The platform is designed to provide customers with robust features, ensuring genuine end-to-end transaction traceability.

The Latest Advancement

Now, let’s talk about the game-changer – Anypoint Runtime Fabric. This tool empowers users to deploy Mule applications and API proxies into Kubernetes clusters that they have the flexibility to create, configure, and manage. The big news, as of October 2023, is that Anypoint Partner Manager extends its support to deploying B2B/EDI integration workloads to Kubernetes clusters via Runtime Fabric. This strategic move allows organizations to keep B2B partner transaction processing in close proximity to their enterprise application landscape, all while complying with data residency and regulatory requirements in their respective industries.

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Configuring Anypoint Runtime Fabric: A Nuanced Approach

So, how does one configure Anypoint Runtime Fabric as a deployment target? Well, Diving into the technical details, Partner Manager now offers granular configuration options at the individual environment level. This means the deployment of B2B workloads to different runtime targets, whether it be the trusted CloudHub 1.0 or the dynamic Runtime Fabric.

To ensure the reliability of processing mission-critical B2B transactions, the Partner Manager mandates the setup of an ActiveMQ messaging broker. The significance of this step becomes apparent when configuring deployment settings for each environment – a meticulous process for a seamless outcome.

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Consistency Across Deployment Environments

Whether you’re deploying the runtime services to MuleSoft-hosted CloudHub or your own Runtime Fabric instances, the experience of configuring B2B trading partners and message flows within Partner Manager remains consistent. The platform’s one-click deployment experience ensures that all necessary runtime applications are deployed to the RTF cluster specified in the settings.

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Deployment, Scaling, and Management: The Unified Approach

This consistency extends to the deployment, scaling, and management of B2B integration applications. With Runtime Fabric support, Anypoint Partner Manager provides enterprise customers with the ability to deploy and scale B2B integration applications in fully scalable Kubernetes clusters. All of this is seamlessly integrated into a highly consistent, low-code experience that manages the entire lifecycle of B2B partner onboarding.

In essence, the collaboration of Anypoint Partner Manager and Anypoint Runtime Fabric brings forth a powerful synergy, offering organizations the capability to navigate the complexities of B2B integration effortlessly. To witness this transformative integration in action, watch the demo – it’s a game-changer for B2B integration on a whole new level.

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