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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

  • Configuring access to the MQ Console and CLI on the IBM MQ Appliance 20 February 2017
    I have received a few queries asking how to configure access to the MQ Console and the command line interface (CLI) in version 9 of the IBM MQ Appliance. In response to these queries this article provides a worked example that demonstrates how to configure a... […]
  • APIs vs Messaging 13 February 2017
    Missed the APIs, Messaging, or both webcast? It’s not too late. Join Leif Davidsen and Dennis Ashby here as they discuss the strengths of each approach, and how they can be used together. […]
  • New Message Hub sample: Python Console Application 9 February 2017
    Last week, we released a new sample application: kafka-python-console-sample. It demonstrates how to use the Kafka API using the confluent-kafka Python library. It works exactly the same way as our previous console samples, Java and Node.js, and can be deployed in Bluemix or run locally on macOS and Linux. The confluent-kafka-python library is still very […] […]
  • How to migrate MFT to a new machine with different OS? 8 February 2017
    IBM Support often receive queries and requests for assistance from customers who are planning to migrate their IBM MQ Managed File Transfer (MFT) configurations between systems.  This can be for either server upgrades, using the same operating system (OS)... […]
  • APIs, Messaging, or Both: Choosing the Right Approach webcast 7 February 2017
    In an ever-changing world, it is important to adopt the correct strategy for your business. With considerations such as security, reliability, adaptability, and cost, your decisions have significant impact. Are APIs the way forward? Is Messaging dead? Or is there a place for both? Join this webcast to hear Dennis Ashby and Leif Davidsen discuss […] […]