Archive for the Category: Unix

T.Rob’s post of “When deprecated != deprecated”

T.Rob Wyatt of IoPT Consulting has a new blog posting called “When deprecated != deprecated“. If you use SSL/TLS with IBM MQ then you should read it: https://t-rob.net/2018/01/19/when-deprecated-deprecated/ Here is the current IBM MQ Depreciated Cipher page. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Beta testers needed for MQ Channel Connection Inspector

All, Capitalware is ready for beta testers for a new solution called: MQ Channel Connection Inspector. Have you ever had client applications or remote queue managers attempt to connect to your queue manager but failed and the user claimed they used the “correct values”. I’ve created a new solution to quickly diagnose this problem and […]

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Java/JMS MQ Applications and Maven

IBM has made available the MQ Redistributable Client (Java/JMS portion) on Maven. Mark Taylor of IBM has a blog posting on it and how to configure your files to use it: https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/2018/01/09/developing-mq-java-applications-maven/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Sample Java Code to Subscribe to an IBM MQ Topic

Here is blog posting # 2 on subscribing to a topic in IBM MQ. More code examples – here is a Java IBM MQ (non-JMS) sample program to subscribe to a topic within a queue manager of IBM MQ. It will receives messages until ‘no messages available’ exception which is set for 30 seconds. You […]

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Sample Java Code to Publish to an IBM MQ Topic

Programmers always have questions about coding Pub/Sub in IBM MQ. I’ll do 2 blog posting: one on publishing to a topic and the next one on subscribing to a topic in IBM MQ. Since everyone likes code examples, here is a Java IBM MQ (non-JMS) sample program to publish a message to a topic within […]

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IBM MQ FixPack 8.0.0.8 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 8.0.0.8 for IBM MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010861 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.1.0.9 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.1.0.9 for WebSphere MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010694 Don’t forget, the end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.1.0 on distributed platforms (Linux, Unix, Windows and IBM i) was April 30, 2017. The official announcement can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg3c741503j17231u61 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Autonomous Lost Message Notifier

All too often, I and the world of MQAdmins hear architects, programmers, support personal, etc. say: MQ has lost my message. Where is my message? What happened to the reply message for the request message? If you need to track or audit messages and/or message flows then your company needs to invest in a commercial […]

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SVRCONN Channel Crashes with Exit & Channel Statistics Enabled

IBM has issued a fix for a “IT22101: amqrmppa process crashes if SVRCONN channel is running with exit, channel statistics and async consume”. http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IT22101 This one was found by a Capitalware customer. 🙁 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.21.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.21.0. http://www.sqlite.org/news.html SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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