|VOLUME V. – No. 5.||FRIDAY, 31 MAY, 2019||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the May 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.
MQGem was in attendance at the Integration Tech Conference in Texas at the beginning of May – read our report here.
MQGem command line tools are now available on Linux on Little Endian Power
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- Should we share everything or share nothing?
- From multiple clouds to mainframe, IBM MQ is the glue that’s essential for reliably connecting your enterprise applications, systems and services
- Getting round the problems with amqsevt
- IBM Integration Technical Conference 2019: Day 1 Keynote
- MQs post-conference material for the IBM Integration Technical Conference 2019
- The Relevancy of IBM MQ Today
- Where’s my network bottleneck? Try using traceroute
- What data is there to help you manage your systems?
- Every one should be made to suffer the chaos of their organization
- IBM MQ basics: remote queues and channels
- Custom-build or container image? The choice is always yours with IBM MQ
- Circular Logging Vs Linear logging with automatic management
- IBM MQ for HPE NonStop V8.1 is now available
- Connecting IBM MQ and IBM Event Streams
- Configure IBM MQ Queue Manager Logs with Log DNA
- Trust is a fragile gift. Protect your customers’ trust with end to end encryption from IBM MQ Advanced and MQ Appliance
- Exposing the MQ REST API via the Zowe API Mediation Layer
- Java MQ Code to List All Local Queues and their Attributes
- Can I modify the samples without the lawyers coming to get me?
- Connect IBM MQ to IBM Event Streams using the Kafka source connector
- What the docs don’t tell you about using Report option in your MQMD
- Using mqmd report activity options properly, is very difficult
- Sorting out the MQ application trace knotted spaghetti
- Buried options to dspmqrte make it more useful, but…
- When is activity trace enabled?
- Overview of MQ and IIB High Availability Using a Hardware Load Balancer
- Java MQ Code to List All Local Queues Filtering by Current Depth
- Morag’s Quirks #5: CAPEXPRY
- Integrated IBM MQ support in IBM z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition
- Using IBM MQ in IBM z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition – Walk Through
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 MO71 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 V9.1.0 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 12 (next 3Q 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 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.
- MQGem Blog
- Morag’s IBM MQ Blog on IMWUC
- IBM Messaging Blog
- Store and Forward
- Roger’s Blog on MQ
- Leif Davidsen’s Blog
- AIM Support Blog
- Demey Consulting Articles
- Lyn’s MQ for z/OS stories
- Colin Paice’s MQ Blog in IBM (now closed for new content as Colin has retired from IBM)
- Colin Paice’s Blog outside IBM
- MrMQ Articles
- MQDev Blog (now closed for new content)
- Glen Brumbaugh’s Blog
- zAIM PD blog
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