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Welcome to the inaugural column of 'Why They Buy.' In this space we'll explore the reasons behind why customers choose WebSphere and why WebSphere sales are made. Making sure that the customer is part of the solution team ensures effective team selling and WebSphere sales. It's not as...
In previous chapters, we learned how to use the IBM WebSphere Test Environment (WTE) inside VisualAge for Java to create and to test servlets. Now we need to understand how to use our servlets outside a test environment. This can be accomplished by deploying our servlets to the IBM Web...
The quest for knowledge and the opportunity to share experiences with WebSphere is evident with the successful launch last year of Canada's first WebSphere Users Group. Established with just 30 members, the Southern Ontario WebSphere Users Group has grown by leaps and bounds to 180 mem...
Time. The most precious commodity on the planet – every year there seems to be less of it available. Less time for hobbies, less time to play with the kids, less time to sleep. Many long for a simpler age, when there were fewer pressures, fewer complexities, and more leisure time. Most...
One of the primary uses of Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs) is to free developers from routine infrastructure issues such as distribution, security, and persistence so they can concentrate on business logic. This recognizes that the truly valuable part of an application is the set of data a...
Jack and Pat Martin, editors of WebSphere Developer's Journal, recently sat down with Don Ferguson, 'the Father of WebSphere,' to talk about its history and his view of WebSphere's future.
Business continuity. A new and exciting catchphrase? For some, perhaps. Traditional business continuity planning involves many aspects of corporate activities, from call center rerouting and alternative raw material suppliers to policies requiring executives to fly on separate planes.
The rich set of new features and functionalities in WebSphere Application Server 4.0 reduces some of the complexity usually inherent with database programming, especially with distributed database programming. Before any application component attempts to retrieve data from a database i...
What's the best way to develop and fine-tune your WebSphere applications to run faster, jump higher…and make fewer trips to the database? When creating optimized WebSphere applications that access data on your DB2 database, what kinds of challenges do you face? Creating DB2-enabled Web...
I’d like to thank everyone for the feedback and kind words about our premier issue. I found it both complimentary and encouraging. So in this issue, number two, we’re pledging to try even harder to deliver more ROI (Reader Opportunity Information) every month.
Recently, several companies announced upgrades to their developer sites. Let’s look at IBM’s ongoing efforts in this area. IBM has a development community of 1.6 million registered users. In the two years since its inception, developerWorks has offered multiple online and offline resou...