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Bug in MQ V8.0 for Getting Messages in a Group

IBM Support has posted a bug report that may affect some Universal File Mover (UFM) users. Title: IT09814: IBM MQ V8.0: Applications cannot get messages that were put to a queue as a group. Error description: In IBM MQ v8.0 an application that reads from a queue can fail to get messages that are put […]

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IBM Introduces Two Open-Source-Only Mainframes

IBM is introducing two mainframe servers that run only on the open-source Linux operating system. Here are some articles on it: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-17/ibm-introduces-two-open-source-only-mainframes-in-hardware-push http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/16/linux-foundation-launches-open-mainframe-project/ http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/16/ibm-teams-with-canonical-on-linux-mainframe/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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A Better MD Class than IBM’s MQMD Class

This is a follow up to my blog posting last week titled: Java MQMD class Weirdness. After beating my head against the wall, I gave up on the ‘com.ibm.mq.headers.MQMD’ class and went back to my own MD (Message Descriptor) class. At least I know it works. The reason I originally created my MD class was […]

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.0.1.13 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.0.1.13 for WebSphere MQ. http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21960691 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Mozilla Firefox 40.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v40.0. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to […]

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Java MQMD class Weirdness

I’m trying to use the MQMD class in a Java application and I’m getting weird results. I tested it with both MQ JAR files from v7.5.0.2 and v8.0.0.2 with JVM of v1.7.0. Note: All of my testing was done in ‘client mode’ (not bindings mode). The first odd thing is that MQMD class is in […]

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LibreOffice 5.0 Released

Document Foundation has just released LibreOffice v5.0. https://blog.documentfoundation.org/2015/08/05/libreoffice-5-0-stands-out-from-the-office-suite-crowd/ LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it’s available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux […]

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SQLite v3.8.11 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.8.11. 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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Another New Feature being added to MQAUSX (and z/MQAUSX)

A customer requested a solution to a problem that is not really an MQ Authenticate User Security Exit (MQAUSX) issue. The customer has several applications that, shall we say, are poorly written and they will not likely be changed. These particular customer applications connect, open, put (and/or get), close and disconnect from the queue manager […]

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Mozilla Firefox 39.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v39.0. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to […]

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