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Message Hub

Message Hub

Messaging solution in IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform, based on Apache Kafka. Deploy as part of a cloud solution to build messaging into your apps.

MQ Light API

MQ Light API

Messaging API for application developers, based on the open AMQP standard. Clients available in node.js, Ruby, Python and Java.

What’s New

  • MQ Problem Determination : Resource problems 22 January 2017
    This article covers resource usage by MQ processes, determining and resolving problems related insufficient resources and user's resource limit configurations, tuning the resource limits etc.   Basic checks before tuning MQ or kernel... […]
  • Moving messages between IBM MQ for z/OS queue managers in a sysplex 19 January 2017
    When looking at moving messages between MQ queue managers in a sysplex, there are a number of options for configuration. Recent innovations in the TCP stack such as SMC-R and SMC-D have led us to revisit whether shared queues can still be regarded as the... […]
  • Do you use channel exits written in C on your z/OS queue manager? 17 January 2017
    There are multiple types of channel exits supported by MQ, namely SENDEXIT, RCVEXIT, SCYEXIT and MSGEXITs. It is possible to have one or more of each of these associated with any particular channel, except MSGEXIT for either SVRCONN or CLNTCONN-type channels.... […]
  • Using the IBM z/OS Provisioning Toolkit to provision MQ and CICS 11 January 2017
    The IBM z/OS Provisioning Toolkit (zospt) V1.0 was made generally available on Jan 10th, 2017. zospt is a simple USS utility that can be used to drive z/OSMF workflows to provision z/OS middleware subsystems . For example, you can provision development MQ and... […]
  • Scripting system management operations on the IBM MQ Appliance using the REST API 10 January 2017
    In a recent blog post one of my colleagues, James Robertson, discussed the new REST management interface on the IBM MQ Appliance, which was introduced in version 9.0.1. In his blog post (see related links below) he describes how to enable the REST API and use... […]