Archive for the Category: z/OS

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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I’m a Bad Programmer! ;)

If I was in a code walk-through of someone else’s code and found the bug that I just found in my code, I would say “that is some bad programming”. So, I’ll admit it – I’m a bad programmer! 😉 A long time ago, I created a nice logging framework (C code) for Capitalware’s products. […]

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ISF002I MASTER SDSF SYSLOG INDEX FULL

I have a z/OS LPAR via IBM’s RDP (Remote Development Program). Yesterday, I started receiving the following error message every time I went to SDSF’s log panel: I’m a developer and not a SysAdmin. At first I ignored it then got annoyed and did some internet searches. I found some commands but nothing worked for […]

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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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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 V9.0.4 Continuous Delivery Announced

IBM has announced IBM MQ V9.0.4 Continuous Delivery: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/0/897/ENUS217-420/index.html Highlights for MQ Base: – Additional support of REST API for administration – New REST API for messaging – Proxy support for IBM Cloud Product Insights – Salesforce bridge – Extended platform support for CD releases Highlights for MQ Advanced: – Replicated data queue managers – […]

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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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Loanet Client-side MQ Security Exit

It has been brought to my attention that the client-side MQ Security Exit required by SunGard’s Loanet has the EXACT same format as the client-side Security Exit for Depository Trust Clearing Corporation. Therefore, if your company is interacting with Loanet and requires a client-side MQ Security Exit, you can use SX4DTC2 and/or z/SX4DTC2. For more […]

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Java 9 Released

Oracle has just released Java 9. https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/whatsnew/toc.htm#JSNEW-GUID-C23AFD78-C777-460B-8ACE-58BE5EA681F6 Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today’s demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applicationsrequire. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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