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Where technology marketers could at one time predict what was going to happen in Europe today simply by looking at what happened in the U.S. 18 months ago, then add different measures of additional months for other global markets, today they actually have to do some real work to unders...
The emergence of service-oriented frameworks results from the evolution of software development and implementation over the last 20 years. Our industry has evolved from monolithic applications and hard-to-manage client/server solutions and has now discovered that the incremental develo...
This article will introduce you to Workplace Designer 2.5. We begin with a brief overview of Workplace Designer and how you can use it to create Workplace applications. We then take a closer look at some of the many features included in Workplace Designer. We assume that you have exper...
There is a great synergy between the Rational Team Unifying Platform and the IBM development tools, such as IBM Rational Application Developer, IBM Rational Web Developer, and IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition. While WebSphere developers build, test, and de...
There are some things with WebSphere PortalServer that work well and are well documented. There are other things that are well-documented and work well in theory. There are still other things that have okay documentation and will work well when all of the WebSphere stars are aligned. D...
Most WebSphere Application Server (WAS) for z/OS customers use DB2 for z/OS as the backend or data store. DB2 for z/OS is a high-performance DBMS, with a strong reputation for handling high-volume data access transactions. Picking the right WAS for z/OS and DB2 Subsystem connectivity a...
Enterprises need to think about a performance management solution that will give them real-time end-to-end visibility into the entire Web application environment from browser to back-end systems, including messaging middleware such as WebSphere MQ. By providing an application-centric v...
This article describes how the Open Source tool OpenSTA facilitated the system integration testing of a middleware solution based on IBM WebSphere Application Server and the Websphere Branch Transformation Toolkit (BTT).
With WebSphere Application server 5.0+ you can now add Message-Driven Beans (MDBs) to your WebSphere arsenal. These beans are handy for many processes. I recently had to write a MDB using MQ Series. WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 5.0 had the same functionality built-in, but I had a...
Unification, integration, clustering, connectivity. These are words found commonly in enterprise IT and in this issue of WebSphere Journal. Picking up on last month's Non-Theme theme, we continue to provide you with a variety of articles that cover many parts of the application develop...