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This course is for managers, planners, programmers, analysts and system designers who need an overview of the abilities, functions and facilities of IBM's WebSphere MQ.

Dates (Bath):

12 Jan 2015

16 Feb 2015

16 Mar 2015

13 Apr 2015

18 May 2015

8 June 2015

17 Aug 2015

28 Sept 2015

5 Oct 2015

23 Nov 2015

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An overall understanding of computer systems and networking concepts is expected.


1 day. Lecture based with demonstrations.

Course Objectives

This course is delivered at V8 (previous release levels are available) and aims to give all delegates, an overview of the functions and facilities inherent in MQ at all release levels including V8. The course provides a good overview of the WebSphereMQ product and also makes a good foundation for further WebSphereMQ training.  It is however not a prerequisite for WebSphere MQ Application Programming and is included as day one on the 5 day WebSphere MQ Administration course.

Course Content

Queuing and Client Server Overview
Distributed Data Processing
Principles of Client-Server
Principles of Queuing

MQ Overall Structure
Queue Manager
Local and Remote Queues
The Dead Letter Queue

MQ within the operating system
MQ Subsystem Principles
Relationship with components of the operating system

MQ Platforms
Summary of availability on all platforms. (Windows, UNIX, z/OS,iSeries etc.)

Sample Applications
Some worked examples showing the way that systems and programs using MQ can be developed and used.

Additional Topics
Error Handling

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