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WebSphere DataPower vs WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

Yesterday, I blathered on about how great DataPower would be for usage in WebSphere Process Server. Your developer would be able to stay completely inside the Generic Business Object (GBO) data view while leveraging DataPower’s awesome ability to transform efficiently. Very neat indeed. An interesting is scenario where DataPower IS the ESB. No WebSphere Process […]

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Event Sequencing Message Locking – Resolution!

In a previous post, I discussed the DeveloperWorks Process Server Endurance article. In that article, they ran into a situation where the number of maxMessages was breached (100 by default). At my client site, we had a situation where messages in an Event Sequenced queue would remain locked forever, causing the maxMessages to be breached. […]

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The WebSphere Exception Trace: Deconstructed

If you’ve worked developing an application for more than five minutes, chances are that you’ve encounter a big long exception trace. The best thing to do is try to look at the very top for a non-generic exception that relates to your problem. This article will attempt to describe exactly what happened via the information […]

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Whats new in WID/WPS v6.1

I stumbled across a great article on developerWorks that outlines what’s new in WPS v6.1 and a second article on whats new in WID v6.1. It’s nice to see IBM come out with a detailed article of whats changed between versions aside from the usual useless marketing banter. WebSphere ESB improvements New mediation primitives let […]

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WebSphere Process Server Endurance

Developerworks has a fantastic article written about Endurance Testing with WebSphere Process Server. Taken from the abstract: Endurance testing is an important aspect of reliability. This article provides insight into the various problems and solutions encountered by the WebSphere Process Server Validation team as they performed an endurance run on WebSphere Process Server V6.0.2. Upon […]

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BOFactory: create(..) or createByElement(..) ?

The com.ibm.websphere.bo.BOFactory interface defines two methods: DataObject create(namespace, name) DataObject createByElement(namespace, name) Both methods take the same two parameters and both return DataObjects. Most of the time, create() is used and returns the DataObject as expected. Sometimes, though, you’ll find that it returns null when the namespace,name pair is correct. The reason for this peculiarity […]

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Goals

I’m a large supporter of the IBM DeveloperWorks Forums for WebSphere Integration Developer and WebSphere Process Server (including WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus). Having the wealth of experience on this platform that I have, I tend to respond to 75%-80% of the questions. Sometimes, a question appears that sparks my brain with a rant or deserves […]

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