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MQSoftware, Inc., is debuting a new training course by MQSoftware University for IBM WebSphere MQ Workflow integration specialists called "WebSphere MQ Workflow API and Web Client." The three-day course is designed for integration specialists, project managers, administrators, and others who are involved in business-critical WebSphere MQ Workflow implementations where advanced skills are required. The course is designed to address critical aspects of a typical WebSphere MQ Workflow implementation, including the Web Client, Java API and XML interface. The course also features hands-on exercises that will expose all important aspects of the product, including customizing the Web Client for optimal implementations. The class is scheduled for April 13-15, 2004 in Minneapolis with additional dates in June and August. Private classes on this topic are also available by ca... (more)

JaxView Adds Integration for IBM WebSphere, MQ, DataPower and WSRR

Managed Methods Inc., a provider of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) visibility and SOA runtime governance today announced the availability of their SOA management and runtime governance support for deeper visibility for applications running on IBM WebSphere ESB, MQ, WSRR and environments secured by IBM DataPower. End-to-end management and monitoring is crucial to the performance of a business transaction. This additional capability expands the SOA environments that JaxView supports, including a wide range of support for applications exposed by ESBs , protocols and messaging a... (more)

Nastel's Smart Plug-in for WebSphere MQ Available to HP Software Customers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nastel Technologies, a leading provider of performance monitoring and management software for integrated applications and an HP Platinum Partner, today announced that its Nastel AutoPilot WebSphere MQ (APWMQ) Smart Plug-in (SPI) for HP Software is available through HP, effective immediately. The Nastel SPI for WMQ has been certified by HP for its functionality and integration with HP Operations Management Software. The Nastel APWMQ SPI for HP extends the span of control of HP Software by enabling users to monitor and manage IBM WebSphere MQ... (more)

Implementing J2EE/.NET Interoperability Using WebSphere MQ Part 2 - Putting theory into practice

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how the use of messaging software can alleviate some of the problems with integration of J2EE and .NET environments using Web services. In this article we will discuss implementation of the proposed architecture on both J2EE and .NET platforms, along with possible enhancements of the proposed solution. All of the code referenced in this article is available for download from Implementing the .NET Client Although support pack MA07 supports all the basic functionality of WebSphere MQ and is implemented ba... (more)

Monitoring WebSphere MQ-Connected Applications

Enterprises need to think about a performance management solution that will give them real-time end-to-end visibility into the entire Web application environment from browser to back-end systems, including messaging middleware such as WebSphere MQ. By providing an application-centric view of MQ-connected environments, such a tool allows application administrators to work collaboratively with MQ administrators without displacing existing MQ monitoring tools. The result is an effective, seamless process for detecting, triaging, and diagnosing application performance issues in compl... (more)

IBM WebSphere WAS for z/OS and MQ

As a J2EE application server, WAS for z/OS supports the Java Messaging Service (JMS). There are three choices for JMS providers in WAS for z/OS V5.x: WebSphere MQ (WMQ), Embedded Messaging (EM) JMS provider, or a third-party product. The EM JMS provider is a simplified WMQ. It provides an isolated messaging environment in WAS for z/OS that can't be used to interoperate with any other messaging systems. Obviously the JMS support in WAS for z/OS was a temporary solution. Now it's been deprecated in WAS for z/OS V6. Instead a new JMS provider named Service Integration Bus (SIB) has... (more)