Messaging Solutions in a Linux Environment

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Published 11 August 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738493570
ISBN-13: 9780738493572
IBM Form #: SG24-6336-00
(360 pages)

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Authors: Geert Van de Putte, Geetha Adinarayan, Robert Haddon, Brian McCarty, Mira Peltomaki, Oliver Quixchan


Recently, the adoption of Linux as a platform for business-critical applications has increased significantly. This evolution has also introduced requirements and technologies that were previously not seen in a Linux environment. Messaging and integration products, such as WebSphere MQ and WebSphere BI Message Broker, can now be used on Linux to solve integration problems that include Linux platforms.

This IBM Redbooks publication starts with an introduction of messaging and integration technologies to Linux users. It also introduces the world of Linux to people that are familiar with messaging and integration technologies on other platforms.

This book ends with a discussion of a few monitoring techniques that can be implemented in a Linux environment, so that a messaging solution can be monitored.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Linux and messaging
Chapter 2. Linux systems and advanced technologies
Chapter 3. Implementing HA queue managers: Part 1
Chapter 4. Implementing HA queue managers: Part 2
Chapter 5. Implementing HA queue managers: Part 3
Chapter 6. Using WebSphere MQ clustering
Chapter 7. Implementing highly available brokers
Chapter 8. Managing a distributed Linux messaging infrastructure
Appendix A. Hardware and software configuration
Appendix B. Using external SCSI storage enclosure with Linux
Appendix C. Configuring a FAStT200 disk system for Linux
Appendix D. Additional material

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