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MQ on z/OS Dev

  • IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance firmware V9.1.2 (continuous delivery) is available 21 March 2019
    Where can I get IBM MQ 9.1.2 from? What’s new in MQ 9.1.2? Can I get a copy of IBM MQ for development purposes? Downloadable resources MQ system requirements and documentation What function has released in previous continuous delivery updates? Remind me how the Continuous Delivery support model works… IBM MQ 9.1.2 is the next […] […]
    Ian Harwood
  • MQ for z/OS – Performance report MP16 update! 13 March 2019
    The latest version of MP16 – the capacity planning and tuning guide for MQ for z/OS is now available. This version of MP16 and other performance documents can now be found on the mqperf github repository. MP16 Updates This latest update (March 2019) includes a number of changes that have been driven as a result […] […]
    tonySharkey
  • Exploring the MQ archives: Education 1996-style 30 January 2019
    Recently, we have been creating and publishing a lot of material to help educate people about MQ. You can find that here. But how might you have learned about MQ in its early days? While hunting through archives for something that I was, in the end, unable to find, I did come across one piece […] […]
    Mark E Taylor
  • IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance firmware V9.1.1 continuous delivery release is available 30 November 2018
    Where can I get IBM MQ 9.1.1 from? What’s new in MQ 9.1.1? Can I get a copy of IBM MQ for development purposes? Downloadable resources MQ system requirements and documentation What function has released in previous continuous delivery updates? Remind me how the Continuous Delivery support model works… IBM MQ 9.1.1 is the next […] […]
    Ian Harwood
  • Messaging REST API: A viable alternative to a client connection? 8 November 2018
    Previously I have blogged on whether z/OS Connect is a viable alternative to a client connection. With messaging REST API supported by the mqweb server MQ V9.1 (LTS), we have to ask where the messaging REST API support fits in the performance model. Configuration This blog compares 3 configurations, where each configuration runs 10 simulated […] […]
    tonySharkey

MQ on z/OS Admin

  • IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance firmware V9.1.2 (continuous delivery) is available 21 March 2019
    Where can I get IBM MQ 9.1.2 from? What’s new in MQ 9.1.2? Can I get a copy of IBM MQ for development purposes? Downloadable resources MQ system requirements and documentation What function has released in previous continuous delivery updates? Remind me how the Continuous Delivery support model works… IBM MQ 9.1.2 is the next […] […]
    Ian Harwood
  • How many queue manager connections do MFT agents create? 14 March 2019
    I’ve been doing a bit of investigation recently into the number of connections IBM MQ Managed File Transfer V9.1 LTS agents make to their agent queue manager. Here, for reference, are my findings. Connections created by idle agents When an agent starts up, it creates 4 connections to the agent queue manager. These connections will […] […]
    Paul_Titheridge
  • MQ for z/OS – Performance report MP16 update! 13 March 2019
    The latest version of MP16 – the capacity planning and tuning guide for MQ for z/OS is now available. This version of MP16 and other performance documents can now be found on the mqperf github repository. MP16 Updates This latest update (March 2019) includes a number of changes that have been driven as a result […] […]
    tonySharkey
  • What are my options for connecting to queue managers from MFT on z/OS? 18 February 2019
    IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS agents and commands connect to either the agent, command or coordination queue managers for a Managed File Transfer topology. There has been a bit of confusion recently regarding the platforms that these queue managers can run on. In this blog post, we will look at this in more […] […]
    Paul_Titheridge
  • Exploring the MQ archives: Education 1996-style 30 January 2019
    Recently, we have been creating and publishing a lot of material to help educate people about MQ. You can find that here. But how might you have learned about MQ in its early days? While hunting through archives for something that I was, in the end, unable to find, I did come across one piece […] […]
    Mark E Taylor