Category: Impact 2008

IBM Impact comes to you: Toronto

As I wait for my next contract to start, I was given the opportunity to attend the Toronto version of the Impact Comes to You held at the IBM Toronto Lab (where I used to commute daily when employed by IBM). My goal today is to blog any interesting points or developments that occur throughout […]

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IBM TechNote: Content and maintenance of the wstemp directory for WebSphere Process Server V6

IBM released a technote: Content and maintenance of the wstemp directory for WebSphere Process Server V6 which helps to explain what the server does with the ‘wstemp’ directory. There’s also four other articles on the topic: Problem with workspace directories How does wstemp directory work Clearing wstemp will delete console preferences Logs and temporary files […]

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WebSphere Education YouTube Channel

If you like browsing YouTube and actually want to find something educational between all the pet videos, you can check out IBM’s WebSphere Education YouTube Channel. Who knows, maybe you’ll discover the next great internet meme there that will sweep the world.  Or not.

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IBM Podcast: Michael O’Connell interviews Steve Mills

I was listening to the podcast of Steve Mills being interviewed by DeveloperWorks. The nice thing about these podcasts is that they are transcribed, so you can read along. There were a few bits of information that were interesting to me. I was listening to the podcast passively, so I may have missed some even […]

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Create classification taxonomies programmatically in IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository

By creating classification taxonomies in IBM WebSphere Service Registry
and Repository, you can flexibly catalog and organize services and your metadata,
enabling effective governance. This article illustrates a mechanism for
uploading classification taxonomies into the WebSphere Service Registry
and Repository using an XML-based interface, which can also be extended as an
integration mechanism for synchronizing classification taxonomies to WebSphere
Service Registry and Repository from other external systems. Find out how to load the
classification taxonomies into WebSphere Service Registry and
Repository using the Java Management Extensions (JMX) management APIs provided by WebSphere Service
Registry and Repository.

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IBM Buys ILOG, a Business Rules Engine

Geez, I don’t know how I missed this one.  ILOG is a business rules engine that can already integrate with WebSphere Process Server so this acquisition makes sense. It’s better than the one bundled with the product and used by more companies. Anyway, I’ll defer to the bloggers of the world who have more industry […]

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What’s new in WebSphere Integration Developer V6.1.2

IBM WebSphere Integration Developer is a powerful tool used by integration
developers in the assemble phase of the SOA lifecycle. You can create, test, and debug
artifacts for WebSphere Process Server, including WS-BPEL processes and state machines,
human tasks, business rules, SCA assembly diagrams, and more. This article examines the
features new to WebSphere Integration Developer V6.1.2. Basic knowledge of WebSphere
Integration Developer is required for this article.

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What’s new in WebSphere Process Server V6.1.2

IBM WebSphere Process Server is a powerful runtime engine that can be used as
the heart of a Service Oriented Architecture. It is built on WebSphere Application
Server, and includes WebSphere ESB, enabling you to run integration modules created with
WebSphere Application Developer, mediation modules, and J2EE applications. This article
examines the features new to WebSphere Process Server V6.1.2. Basic knowledge of WebSphere Process Server is required for this article.

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The top 15 WebSphere MQ best practices

Many articles and books offer recommendations for designing message queuing and integrating it into applications. This article simplifies this maze by listing 15 or so widely recognized best practices for using
WebSphere MQ to implement message queuing. This article describes the most common best practices in designing, building, running, and maintaining WebSphere MQ solutions in order to achieve the full benefits of WebSphere MQ.

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