Archive for the Category: IBM i (OS/400)

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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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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IBM MQ FixPack 9.0.0.2 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 9.0.0.2 for IBM MQ V9.0 LTS http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044038 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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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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Another New Feature being added to MQMR

A customer requested a new feature be added to MQ Message Replication (MQMR). A quick comment about MQMR: MQMR does not alter the original message and/or the path to the destination queue. Think of MQ as a highway and MQMR is standing at the side of the highway taking a picture of each car (aka […]

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Why isn’t my queue manager shutting down?

Here’s a good write up by Colin Paice on issues and handling of them when your queue manager won’t shutdown. https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/2017/07/28/isnt-queue-manager-shutting/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.20.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.20.0. 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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IBM Broke T.Rob’s Stash!

T.Rob Wyatt has posted a blog item on how IBM broke his stash file (so to speak). You can read about it here: https://t-rob.net/2017/07/28/dude-ibm-broke-my-stash/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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