Article topics in the latest Tech Journal include DNS and the new generation hardware for IBM PureApplication System users, SSL and application behavior information for IBM WebSphere Application Server users, a pattern tip to help you create pluggable content, and important resiliency testing information for everyone. More >
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- How WebSphere Application Server V8 handles poison messages
This article describes how WebSphere Application Server V8 handles poison JMS messages, looks at the behaviour of both the default messaging provider and the WebSphere MQ messaging provider, and shows you how the default behaviour can be changed.
- How IBM PureApplication System uses DNS to deploy workloads onto the network
IBM PureApplication System uses DNS to locate resources on the network so that it can connect to them. Learn how PureApplication System uses DNS, what queries it expects DNS to answer, what happens when the system can't use DNS properly, and more.
- A tour of the hardware in IBM PureApplication System: The second generation
This article describes improvements in the second generation of IBM PureApplication System hardware, including hardware components contained in the various models.
- Advanced security hardening in WebSphere Application Server V7, V8, and V8.5
Security involves a lot more than firewalls at the edge of your network -- it involves a complex set of actions and procedures that protect all components of your systems. This article is a new version of a popular article from 2012, updated for new security features in WebSphere Application Server V7, V8.0, and V8.5.
- Loose coupling with Context and Dependency Injection (CDI)
Loose coupling with the Service Provider pattern lets you add new classes without making application code changes, thanks to CDI. It is part of Java EE 6, and provides several advantages, including the ability to create pluggable content.
- Software solution resiliency guidelines can help prevent bad behavior
Unit testing and performance testing are standard for new or updated systems, but resiliency testing often is not. This article provides resiliency testing guidelines, so that you can minimize problems when a solution component becomes slow or unavailable, or when other changes take place in your IT environment.
- Comparing BlockIP2 with Channel Authentication Records for WebSphere MQ Security
Learn how to secure WebSphere MQ channels using standard product features rather than relying on third-party tools that may not be supported. Examples show you how to implement a new WebSphere MQ security feature called Channel Authentication Records.
- Develop a public transportation simulator in the cloud using Bluemix and DevOps
Build a simple app to simulate bus lines, passengers, and arrival times. Then connect it to IBM BLU Acceleration to quickly scale it up for the demands of a real transportation system, and enable it to rapidly process and evaluate large amounts of data.
- Getting started with the IBM Internet of Things Cloud in three easy steps
This blog post describes the new Internet of Things Cloud service beta, and shows you how to try out some of its most useful capabilities.
- New IBM/Apple partnership: Taking the mobile enterprise to the next level
IBM and Apple are joining forces to bring businesses the devices, services, security, and integration they need to exploit the full potential of mobility. Engineers, designers, and developers from both companies are now working together on more than 100 end-to-end enterprise-ready mobile solutions, including a new category of mobile apps.
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Bobby Woolf is an Infrastructure Architect for IBM PureSystems in the AIM Services and Support organization. He is a co-author of several retail books on topics such as at Enterprise Integration, SOA, and IBM On Demand Technology.
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