What is Middleware?

By Shanika Wickramasinghe

September 21, 2020

Why do we use middleware?

Middleware enables faster app development and time to market them by performing certain operations and sharing data between applications. Organizations must use them to reduce operational and maintenance costs and improve productivity.

Are middleware and an interface the same?

Middleware and interfaces are two different components. While middleware connects two different applications, interfaces act as the contract applications must implement to support communication.

What are some top Middleware Software Platforms?

WSO2 Carbon, TIBCO Connected Intelligence, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and JBoss EAP are some of the examples of middleware software platforms

Is database a middleware?

Yes, databases can be middleware. Some common middleware include databases, application servers, API management systems, etc