|VOLUME IV. – No. 6.||THURSDAY, 28 JUNE, 2018||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the June 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.
A new MQ cloud-related announcement from IBM this month: IBM MQ delivers MQ as a cloud service on IBM Cloud and hybrid licensing with IBM MQ Advanced to promote migration to the cloud
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- Housekeeping can be bad for your hair
- Impact of using TLS/SSL on throughput should not be noticable
- MFT : Configuring Connect:direct(CD) Bridge
- Quickstart: Accessing local IBM WebSphere MQ with .NET C# (Part 2)
- MQ Error Logging – New facilities
- C# .NET Code to Put a Message to a Remote Queue Manager
- C# .NET Code to Get a Message from a Remote Queue Manager
- If I want to do packet trace of an MQ channel – which end should I trace?
- How to connect IBM MQ on-premise to MQ on IBM Cloud in 25 minutes
- Easier use of the Node.js interface for MQ
- Moving your IBM MQ estate to containers
- Configuring TxSeries with IBM MQ on AIX Using XA-Client
- Another word on the costs of MQ SMF gathering
- Average is not good enough
- Understanding about Heartbeat in IBM MQ
- MQ with Microclimate
- Clustering problems – first things to check
- Configuring Managed File Transfer Database Logger on AWS Oracle Database Instance
- Security Risk for MQ Model Queue
- Understanding “dmpmqaut -e” in IBM MQ
- IBM MQ Little Gem #33: Reason Qualifier
- z/OS v2r3 new CFRM policy attributes and impact to MQ
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 showing the API Exerciser in MO71.
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 4 (next 3Q 2018)
- For V8.0.0, Fix Pack 10 (next 4Q 2018).
This version will go EOS on 30th April 2020. See also
- For V7.5.0, Fix Pack 8 (next 3Q 2018).
This version went 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’re on Twitter and are looking for accounts to follow that share #IBMMQ, #MQAppliance or #MQLight content, here are a few suggestions. You can also find this list on Twitter at MQGem/IBMMQ_Resources.
- MQGem Software @MQGem
- Cloud Tech Support @IBM_CTS
- IBM Integration @IBMMIntegration
- Capitalware Inc. @Capitalware
- Leif Davidsen @LeifDavidsen
- Morag Hughson @MoragHughson
- Paul Clarke @PaulClarkeMQGem
- T.Rob Wyatt @tdotrob
- David Ware @dware301
- IBM User Community @IBMMiddleWareUC
- Valerie Lampkin @vjlam30188
- MQ Fan @IBMMQFan