|VOLUME V. – No. 4.||MONDAY, 29 APRIL, 2019||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the April edition of the MQGem Monthly Newsletter, bringing you company news from MQGem Software, information about the MO71, MQSCX, MQEdit, Q and QLOAD products, our IBM MQ training modules, and interesting articles about IBM MQ.
Both Morag and Paul will be at Integration Tech Con. Come and say hello; be sure to catch Morag’s presentation on IBM MQ RDQM; and get your free MQGem product licence for the conference.
MQGem announces a new intermediate level training module – MQG-201-90: What’s New in IBM MQ V9.x.x. See here for more details.
The most recent release of MO71, provides a new feature called User Columns. Learn more about it here.
IBM announced the latest version of IBM MQ for HPE NonStop, V8.1.
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- IBM MQ basics: the first queue
- MQ V9.1.2 – Improved REST Messaging performance on z/OS
- Screen capture showing how to set up a 9.1.2 Uniform Cluster
- What’s New with IBM MQ: Messaging for the Modern Era
- New JSON CCDT & Uniform Cluster features in IBM Cloud Private
- The ups and downs of MQ Reconnect (series)
- The display connection command doesn’t, and stop connection doesn’t
- How to start more servers on midrange
- Some secrets of shared conversations and other dark corners of MQ
- JMS Performance Tests in a Docker container
- Setting a custom application name in MQ v9.1.2
- Do not do unnatural things with clustering
- How to Work With IBM MQ in Zato and Python: Part 1
- Good things about the the CCDT in json, and my sorry journey
- These display authority commands are difficult to use!
- What is @class in authrec in midrange?
- What is profile self in display authrec?
- Why do I have no authority?
- How does the Managed File Transfer logCapture functionality work?
- IBM marries on-premises, private and public-cloud data
- Now IBM MQ MacOS toolkit for developers is available
- Spring Boot: Connecting to IBM MQ over JMS using non-IBM JRE
- IBM MQ Little Gem #41: Going “Via”
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.
Upcoming online events
If you’re unable to get to any “in-person” events, then these online webcasts are just what you need.
- April 30 (8:30am CDT) – Opening Keynote for Integration Tech Con 2019 – Live Stream: Modernizing Integration: Moving from silos to Agile Integration – Speakers: Juan Carlos Soto, Ken Parmelee, Dennis Ashby
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 V9.1.0 LTS, Fix Pack 2 (next 3Q 2019)
- For V9.1.x CD.
- For V9.0.0 LTS, Fix Pack 6 (next 2Q 2019)
- For V8.0.0, Fix Pack 11 (next 2Q 2019).
This version will go EOS on 30th April 2020. See also
- For V7.5.0, Fix Pack 9 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th April 2018. See also
Handy IBM MQ Resources
If you have a question about IBM MQ that you can’t find the answer to, these resources are good places to ask your question.
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