|VOLUME III. – No. 11.||THURSDAY, 30 NOVEMBER, 2017||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the November edition of the MQGem Monthly Newsletter, bringing you company news from MQGem Software, information about the MO71, MQSCX, MQEdit, and QLOAD products, our IBM MQ training modules, and interesting articles about IBM MQ.
MQGem is pleased to announce the availability of its new online MQ training modules. Read more here. We also offer classroom based education. If you’re interested in either, please get in touch.
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- How to disable IP V6 in Red Hat 7 with MQ 9.0
- Appliance disaster recovery – managing client reconnection
- MQ Pub/Sub: Topic host routing clusters
- IBM MQ: How long will it take to (re)start my queue manager?
- Enabling MQ classes for Java and classes for JMS trace dynamically
- Behaviour changes in MQ V9.0.4 – CONNAUTH/CHLAUTH
- IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance 9.0.4 Continuous Delivery Releases are available
- Sending messages from an MQ Light Application to Queue Manager with LDAP/AD authentication
- Never underestimate the bandwidth of a lorry load of tapes
- Statement of direction for IBM MQ cloud offering
- Strange Backouts and Log Reads
- Introduction of severity characters to MQ messages
- IBM MQ Appliance: Support for external storage
- Node.js and IBM MQ
- MQ Light messaging from Microsoft®.NET™ (Part 1)
- The REST API Gateway – now you can manage all your queue managers with REST!
- Testing the Raw Performance of Your MQ Transaction Log Filesystem on Linux, Using MQLDT
- Displaying MQ channels with the REST API
- Persistent Messaging Performance in Distributed MQ
- Running MQSC commands with the MQ REST API
- IBM MQ Little Gem #29: STOP CHANNEL parameters
- Advanced Format disk support and converting between linear and circular logging using migmqlog
- View your subscriptions with the MQ REST API
- Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration
- Simplified configuration of the mqweb server
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.
This months highlighted product information is a video which introduces the MQSCX product.
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.
- For V9.0.x CD, see Fix List.
- For V9.0.0 LTS, Fix Pack 2 (next 1Q 2018)
- For V8.0.0, Fix Pack 8 (next 1Q 2018)
- For V7.5.0, Fix Pack 8 (next 2Q 2018).
This version will go EOS on 30th April 2018. See also
- For V7.1.0, Fix Pack 9 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th April 2017
- For V7.0.1, Fix Pack 14 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th September 2015.
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.