|VOLUME IV. – No. 12.||MONDAY, 31 DECEMBER, 2018||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the December 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 is pleased to announce a new product with the evolution of SupportPac MA01 into the MQGem product Q. Read more here.
IBM provided Managed File Transfer facilities on the MQ Cloud Service. Read more here.
It’s somewhat traditional at the end of the year to take a look back at all the things that have happened. Read ours here.
We wish IBM MQ a Very Happy 25th Birthday today.
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- MQ Appliance Hardware replacements and upgrades
- Trying to contain your excitement – IBM MQ and Containers
- Getting the IBM JMS samples working in batch on Ubuntu for people who cannot spell Java Message Service
- Getting IBM JMS samples working in a WAS Liberty Web Server on Ubuntu for people who cannot spell Java Message Service
- IBM MQ V9.1 for Windows Performance Report Now Available
- Avoiding the random cut and paste approach to configuring JMS in a liberty web server
- JMS performance and tuning in WAS Liberty
- Allow IBM MQ channels to use ANY_TLS12
- Avoiding double encryption with dead-letter queue messages in AMS
- MQ error log enhancements available with MQ 9.1 level
- IBM Event Streams 2018.3.1 is now available!
- License to Thrill – bring your MQ license to the cloud – with MQ V9.1, not 007
- What’s in Command Levels 91x
- Preventing accidental migration from LTS to CD on z/OS
- AWS re:Invent 2018: IBM MQ on AWS – Don’t Go Home Without It! (DEM42)
- Nostalgia: MQ’s 10th Birthday Party
- Automate IBM MQ object creation with PCF in .NET using IKVM.NET
- Nostalgia: MQ’s 15th Birthday Party
- Configuring AMQP clients to interact with applications that put to or get from MQ queues
- Nostalgia: MQ’s 20th Birthday Party
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 how to use Trace Message 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 1 (next 1Q 2019)
- For V9.1.x CD.
- For V9.0.x CD, see Fix List.
- For V9.0.0 LTS, Fix Pack 5 (next 1Q 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
- For V7.1.0, Fix Pack 9 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th April 2017
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
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