Category Archives: Publications

Links to stuff I’ve written or contributed to.

Update to MQ Security Heats Up comment thread

There’s a comment thread going on over at the “WebSphere MQ Security Heats Up” post regarding the script settings as originally published versus the updates I have posted on this site. RKPowers writes “I am still confused about the +set … Continue reading

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Whoops! Podcast audio restored.

Hmmm…maybe I need to take Andy Piper’s advice and switch my WordPress plugins.  Sure, I’ll blame it on PodPress – as if! Well, some of you may have noticed that Episode #6 of The Deep Queue was a PDF, depending … Continue reading

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Mission:Messaging: Migration, failover, and scaling in a WebSphere MQ cluster

Certain aspects of service orientation are best served using an IBM® WebSphere® MQ cluster. The cluster provides the location independence, run time resolution of names, and concurrency required by SOA applications. For these reasons, adoption of SOA is driving migrations … Continue reading

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Updated script templates

The script templates for locking down admin access have been updated for WMQ v7 to include topics. I’ve also added additional comment lines, a change log and fixed a couple of typos. The new versions are an update to the … Continue reading

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Mission:Messaging: Embracing cultural change in the WebSphere MQ community

Mission:Messaging: Embracing cultural change in the WebSphere MQ community developerWorks WebSphere Technical Journal 03 September, 2008 In this article I argue that many of the best practices in the WebSphere MQ community are no longer “best” and may even have … Continue reading

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WebSphere MQ security heats up

developerWorks article WebSphere MQ Security heats up from November 2007. Are your MQ channels as secure as they should be? What you need to know about recent developments in IBM® WebSphere® MQ security and, more importantly, what you need to … Continue reading

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What you didn't know you didn’t know about WebSphere MQ security

developerWorks article What you didn’t know you didn’t know about WebSphere MQ security, published January 2007. Most WebSphere MQ administrators have taken steps to secure their messaging network, but a surprising number of these installations are still wide open. Is … Continue reading

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