Category Archives: Events

Events that either I’m attending or I think might be of interest to others.

WMQ Security Lab materials posted

As promised, here are the WMQ Security Lab materials.  These include the lab guide and the scripts.  To run the lab you will need a Linux server with WMQ v7.0 installed, as well as WMQ Explorer with SupportPac MS0P, the … Continue reading

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WMQ SSL & TLS Open Mic

Regular followers of this blog won’t want to miss tomorrow’s WebSphere Technical Exchange “WMQ SSL & TLS Open Mic“.  Panelists scheduled are Alex Fehners, Andrew Akehurst, Calista Stevens, Jonathan Rumsey, Mike Horan, Rhys Francis, Tameka Woody, Mark Womack and Tiffanie … Continue reading

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Up for air and off to IMPACT

It’s been far too long since I’ve posted here but I finally came up for air and even managed to take a week off.  I was supposed to be in Germany last week at the Guide Share Europe  WMQ Working … Continue reading

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Wrapping up IMPACT 2009

Well, this is the last day of IMPACT. It’s always lightly attended as many folks take Friday as a travel day. I have one more session this morning though. It’s the WMQ ESE introduction. Overall the WMQ security sessions were … Continue reading

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The Deep Queue – Episode #10: Cash in on mortgaged risk!

No, that’s not mortgage risk.  Someone’s already done that and look where it got us.  No,I’m talking about mortgaged risk – the act of saving time or money by accepting risk that is hard to measure but easy to hide … Continue reading

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Schedule for IMPACT

This post is really more for me than anyone else.  I’ll be at IMPACT 2009 next week and need a handy place to track my schedule. Sunday:    16:00 – 17:00 Premium Support Welcome Reception Venetian’s Orchid Restaurant Monday:    11:00 – … Continue reading

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Slides for PCI Knowledgebase webinar posted

Join me Wednesday April 15th @ Noon Eastern for a webinar hosted by the fine folks at PCI on the topic of WebSphere MQ for QSA’s.  Register for the webinar at this link.  The slides have been posted here.

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developerWorks live chat on WMQ

developerWorks is hosting a live text chat at Noon Eastern US time on January 22nd on the topic of WMQ Best Practices.  The panel will include some folks from the WebSphere MQ online community that you may know: Chris Frank, … Continue reading

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Having fun in Barcelona!

Well, I made it to Barcelona on Sunday after 20 hours on various planes and in various terminals.  My luggage arrived on Tuesday having seen MUCH more of Europe than I was able to.  Unfortunately, I had the camera and … Continue reading

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See you in Barcelona!

I just found out my travel has been approved for IBM’s Transaction & Messaging Technical Conference coming up this November in Barcelona!  I seem to have inherited ownership of the High Availability presentation which I certainly do not mind.  I … Continue reading

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