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I am looking to integrate an external system that supports OData into SFDC. Both ends of this integration will need to have read and write access to each other. I am assuming a peak traffic rate of 10,000 reads and 10,000 writes per hour with a maximum of 200,000 each per day.

So far I see 2 options:

  1. Native SFDC solution
    • Use Salesforce/Lightning Connect to facilitate reads/writes by SFDC
    • Write custom web services to enable the external system to read/write to/from SFDC
  2. Third party solution (the MuleSoft Salesforce Connector)

I am looking for reasons as to why the MuleSoft Salesforce Connector might be the better choice here -or not.

closed as primarily opinion-based by Eric, Santanu Boral, Brian Mansfield, Raul, battery.cord May 17 '17 at 13:18

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