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IBM Open Sources Their Own JVM As Eclipse OpenJ9

IBM has open sourced their JVM implementation (called J9) as OpenJ9. The community now has an alternative implementation of Java which has been well tested on enterprise workloads and hardware. https://www.eclipse.org/openj9/index.html 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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Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen) Released

On June 28th, 2017, Eclipse Foundation has released the annual Eclipse release train: https://projects.eclipse.org/releases/oxygen Key Highlights of Neon Release Eclipse Linux Tools 6.0 updates Docker Tools with more security options. Eclipse PDT (PHP Development Tools) 5.0 supports the 7.1 version of PHP. The Eclipse Sirius 5.0 platform for building domain-specific modeling tools. Eclipse EGit 4.8.0, […]

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MQ API Verbs that IBM Forgot!!

Every couple of months, I get an email from someone asking me if they can use MQAUSX client-side security exit with IBM MQ V8 or V9 to perform authentication via CONNAUTH. The answer is no – the MQAUSX client-side security exit only works with the MQAUSX server-side security exit. IBM added the MQCSP (Connection Security […]

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SQLite v3.19.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.19.0. 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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SQLite v3.18.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.18.0. 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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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft has just released Visual Studio 2017. https://www.visualstudio.com Do I need to say any more? If you are a developer then I think you know what Visual Studio is. 🙂 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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New Raspberry Pi Zero W Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi Zero W. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-zero-w-joins-family/ Specifications: 1GHz, single-core CPU 512MB RAM Mini-HDMI port Micro-USB On-The-Go port Micro-USB power HAT-compatible 40-pin header Composite video and reset headers CSI camera connector 802.11n wireless LAN Bluetooth 4.0 The difference between ‘Raspberry Pi Zero’ and ‘Raspberry Pi Zero W’, is that […]

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SQLite v3.17.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.17.0. 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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Speeding Up Channel Exits for MQ on z/OS

Tony Sharkey of IBM has an excellent write up on how to improve the loading times of channel exits written in C for MQ on z/OS. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/messaging/entry/Do_you_use_channel_exits_written_in_C_on_your_z_OS_queue_manager All of Capitalware channel exits are written in C. Therefore, any customers using the following channel exits, I strongly suggest you read Tony Sharkey’s article. z/OS Commercial Products: […]

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