|VOLUME II. – No. 8.||THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST, 2016||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the August edition of the MQGem Monthly Newsletter, bringing you company news from MQGem Software, information about the MO71, MQSCX, MQEDIT, and QLOAD products, and interesting articles about IBM MQ.
This month saw the announcement of a new product from MQGem called MQEDIT, which you can try out for free until January 2017. We’re looking forward to demonstrating it at the MQTC Conference next month. Hope to see you there.
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- AMS Confidentiality Performance
- Using multiple TCP/IP stacks with IBM MQ
- Building a case for the IBM MQ Appliance
- IBM MQ for z/OS: Managing JES message logs
- Transforming a born-on-the cloud app with IBM Messaging
- IBM MQ for z/OS version 9.0 : New and updated performance reports
- Two good ways of making your queue go slowly
- Using Docker Compose to configure a topology with WebSphere Liberty and IBM MQ
- MQ on AWS: PoC of high availability using EFS
- IBM MQ – Further integration with open-source monitors
- Storing and searching MQ error logs in Elasticsearch
- MQ on OpenStack, part three: Automated client connection PoC using MQ v9 CCDT URL feature
- Sending MQ error logs to the Bluemix Logmet service
- A first look at MQ Resource Usage statistics handling using Java
- IBM MQ Little Gem #15: PROPCTL
- MQ on AWS: Sending MQ error logs to CloudWatch
- IBM MQ V9 – Open-source monitoring
We share all the above links on our Twitter feed and Facebook page so if you don’t want to wait until the end-of-month newsletter, follow us on there.
There are a number of conference events where IBM MQ will be featured in the coming months. Hopefully you’ll be able to sign up to one near you and obtain some MQ technical education.
- IBM Hybrid Integration Briefing, Portland, Oregon – September 13th
- MQ Tech Conference v18.104.22.168 – late September (more info)
- GUIDE Share France – late September
- IBM Cloud Technical University 2016 – a.k.a. WebSphere Technical University – last week in October (more info)
- GUIDE Share France – 2nd week in December
Upcoming online events
If you’re unable to get to any “in-person” events, then these online webcasts are just what you need.
- 14 Sep 2016, 11:00 AM EDT, Webcast: Using ITCAM to monitor MQ queue managers in Linux and Windows
This months highlighted product information is a video showing how to simplify the MO71 GUI interface.
IBM MQ Latest Maintenance
Make sure you’re on the latest maintenance level of your version of IBM MQ. These are the latest Fix Packs at the time of going to press. Check here for the latest versions now, and here for the planned dates for the next ones. Read a list of APARs closed in June.
Handy IBM MQ Resources
If you want to read blog posts on IBM MQ subject matter, these resources are good places to follow. There are a great number of IBM MQ Experts that write in the IBM MQ Blogosphere.