Monthly Archives: January 2018

Burger King Explains Net Neutrality With Whoppers

In Canada, we have a Net Neutrality law, so the FCC Net Neutrality non-sense in the USA does not affect me. I’m not into politics but anyone can clearly see that Ajit Pai (FCC Chairman) motive for getting rid of Net Neutrality in the USA is all about the money. When he’s done at the […]

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Capitalware z/OS and IBM i Product Advisory

A potential bug was discovered in Capitalware’s logging framework, see here for more details, for commercial and “Licensed as Free” products for z/OS and IBM i. Commercial Products affected: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for IBM i MQ Channel Encryption for IBM i MQ Standard Security Exit for IBM i MQ Authenticate User Security Exit […]

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SQLite v3.22.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.22.0. 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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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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IBM MQ for HPE NonStop V8.0.1 is now available

IBM MQ for HPE NonStop 8.0.1 is the first Continuous Delivery (CD) update for MQ NonStop. (WebSphere MQ NonStop 5.3.1 is the current Long Term Support option). The Continuous Delivery releases incrementally build on the MQ 8.0.0 features, providing early, supported access to the latest MQ capabilities. https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/2018/01/19/ibm-mq-hpe-nonstop-v8-0-1-now-available/ 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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IBM Champion Again.

Proud to be named as an IBM Champion for my contributions to IBM MQ community for the 2nd year in a row! https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/champion/ 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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