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Year: 2014

Windows – Dealing with background Processes

you might be  working seriously on some installations stuff  or trying to set up a full stack that has many tools  to combine and configure which might result in lot of new processes and daemons that might need many resources on your machine. Most of the common issues we across are : Port conflicts between processes or we might want […]

How to configure SSH between Windows Host and Linux Guest O/S on Oracle Virtual Box

Due to various needs, we may in need of installing multiple operating systems for Lab setup or to test some virtualization tests or for implementing a client/server model. If we are using the Virtualization tools like Oracle Virtual box, its very clumsy to switch the host to guest opertaing system or switching between different operating systems in Oracle Virtual Box […]

utf8_ASCII

Useful Java functions that work on incoming char/Blob stream.

I Came across an integration problem days back where i had to work on integrating an application that supports all UTF-8 characters like emoji’s and ascent/descent problems. For example, source system could send a UTF-8 rich fancy gift card messages that includes many  emoji’s and fancy characters and the target system supports only a pure ASCII char set  between \x00 […]

IBM MQ Installation on Linux

   Are you about to Install IBM MQ? Below are the steps that needs to be followed for a safe and smooth installation on your Linux Machines. First and foremost, is to outline the procedure: 1.Checking Hardware and Software Requirements   2.System Preparation before IBM MQ installation   3.Installing IBM MQ on Linux  (Here I’ll provide instructions using rpm installation […]

IIB Debug

IIB/Message Broker – Debugging and problem Determination

Most of the times, we run into various issues either it could be in Production or while QA Defects. For a Quick and proper root cause analysis,we might need to run various debugging steps to generate the trace/log/intermediary status when problem occurred. Also, For PMR cases, we need to provide the good amount of Debug and problem evidence for a […]

MQ Pub Sub Cluster

IBM Websphere MQ Pub Sub Model Cluster setup scenario

To quickly get into the concept of Pub/Sub model, let me demonstrate two sets of scenarios for better picture rather than getting into theory. In order to demonstrate this scenario, lets work out on a Queue manager cluster that’s dedicated to carry loads of telecom offer price messages in real time. To keep it simple, lets create our QM cluster […]

MQ Series Standards

A very important phase of infrastructure is to plan ahead keeping log run in mind. This includes adopting a set of workable standards and conventions. Such standards and conventions would enable easier administrative maintenance, and would eliminate the need for applications to be concerned with IBM Websphere MQ object definitions. This article discusses some standards and hints that encompass all […]

Web Services Part 5 – SOAP, UDDI, WSDL

We have discussed about WSDL document and the structure in previous section Web Services – SOAP part 4. Below figure depicts a WSDL document to a sample Web Service called : foobarService. Lets discuss about UDDI , mapping between WSDL and UDDI and how client’s can discover and get the details about a Web Service using UDDI.   Universal Description, […]

Web Services Security

Standalone applications always were prone to more security concerns and also were overlooked as afterthought in development cycle. After the advent of web services over networks, Security has become more important and many security concerns were brought into light and attackers are increasingly targeting the applications over the web. Due to reduce costs, security is always neglected in projects but […]