Tag: ibm mq

De-risk your Messaging Middleware (before your preventable outage hits)

De-risk your Messaging Middleware (before your preventable outage hits)

If you are an enterprise IT professional, you likely know that messaging middleware platforms are amongst the most stable.   As a result, you also know that the organization that manages and maintains this critical part of the IT stack can suffer from under-resourcing.

Nastel Releases Industry’s Fastest Time-to-Value AIOps and Transaction & Message Flow Tracking Platform

Nastel Releases Industry’s Fastest Time-to-Value AIOps and Transaction & Message Flow Tracking Platform

Nastel Technologies, a premier global provider of unified middleware observability, management, and tracking solutions across on-premise, cloud, hybrid enterprise environments, has announced the immediate availability of the latest release of the XRay AIOps solution covering end-to-end Transaction Tracking and Application Performance Management (APM) for mission-critical applications and digital services.

Top Five Administration Use Cases of Nastel Navigator for IBM MQ, Kafka and TIBCO

Top Five Administration Use Cases of Nastel Navigator for IBM MQ, Kafka and TIBCO

Nastel Navigator is an extremely powerful tool for secure middleware administration, automated deployment, and cloud migration. Here are some examples of how middleware administrators in top companies use Nastel Navigator to save time and reduce risk.

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

The most recent Continuous Delivery (CD) release for IBM MQ became generally available on March 25th, 2021.   CD releases provide insight into what the next Long Term Support (LTS) release will look at.   That is, IBM uses the CD releases to stage new features so that they can get exposure before becoming part of the mainstream.

Mastering Application Integration Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 1 p.m. ET

Many enterprises are adopting OpenShift in their journey to building and running containerized workloads in on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid environments. These initiatives leverage multiple application integration technologies, such as IBM MQ, Apache Kafka, or Tibco EMS

Poll Results Indicate New Kafka, Cloud Middleware-related Activity for MQ Shops

Poll Results Indicate New Kafka, Cloud Middleware-related Activity for MQ Shops

The initial polling of IBM MQ customers reveals some interesting trends as we enter 2021.

Speed is King in COVID-19 times

Speed is King in COVID-19 Times

Business agility is critical. It’s shocking and saddening to see the number of large household names that we grew up with going into administration. Companies that have always been there and we thought always would stand the test of time. Companies like J.C. Penney, Sears and Arcadia group have not managed to adapt to the new world. The world of COVID-19, but also the changes that were happening to consumer habits before that

CX Makes This ‘CrossWorld’ Estate Sexy Again

CX Makes This ‘CrossWorld’ Estate Sexy Again

Almost exactly 19 years ago IBM acquired CrossWorlds Software to add to their WebSphere business-integration middleware business.  CrossWorlds was famous (or infamous) back then mainly because of its founder and approach to advertising, publicity and PR (public relations). 

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

DevOps – Recently I’ve been investigating just how much time and effort companies put into building, configuring, using and maintaining their messaging middleware environments. And here’s what I’ve discovered.

A philosophical (possibly even a theological) discussion of IBM MQ’s maximum queue depth

A philosophical (possibly even a theological) discussion of IBM MQ’s maximum queue depth

I was having a discussion the other day about IBM MQ maximum queue depth. After thinking about this, I really got to thinking about why this exists. The basic concept for a queue is to hold messages the producers create until consumers can process them.