WebSphere Adapter for JDBC Export – ‘InvalidVerbException’

We had a WebSphere Adapter for JDBC Export that was throwing the following error when a row was written into the event table: [3/19/08 14:44:26:705 EDT] 00000099 MA_RMSEVentPo 2 com.ibm.j2ca.jdbc.inbound.JDBCEventStoreWithXid getRecordForEvent Entering method. [3/19/08 14:44:26:705 EDT] 00000099 MA_RMSEVentPo 1 com.ibm.j2ca.extension.eventmanagement.internal.EventManager getObjectForEvent(Event) Failed to retrieve event (477) from event store (com.ibm.j2ca.jdbc.inbound.JDBCEventStoreWithXid@4dd3f398) [3/19/08 14:44:26:705 EDT] 00000099 MA_RMSEVentPo […]

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Disclaimer

You’ll notice there’s a hot new disclaimer added to the website, in the top left corner. For some reason, I just feel the need to re-iterate that this blog is Dan’s thoughts about that topics that Dan deals with on a day to day basis. They could be right, wrong, biased or a combination of […]

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Planned IBM Certification Tests

Just thought I’d outline my current thinking towards which tests I’m going to prepare to write at the WebSphere Services Technical Conference 2008: 284 – IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances Firmware V3.6.0 093 – IBM WebSphere Process Server V6.0, System Administration 252/253 – IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.0/V6.1 Core Administration 664 – SOA […]

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Exploring The Contents of a WID Module Project

You are a developer in WID, you play around in your candy UI all day creating integrations. One day, you switch into the Resource Perspective and you are exposed to files and extensions that you’ve never seen before. What are they? How does it all hang together? Read on! In the root of your module […]

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Request for Questions & Comments

One of the benefits of having this blog is that I can see the search terms visitors are using in google to get here. Search terms include ““event sequencing” lock“, “com.ibm.wbiserver.manualrecovery api“, “fault handling websphere” etc. I actually do have more information on all those topics. It’s just a matter of being able to prioritize […]

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Addenddum to DataPower Parallel Invocation Support

Thanks to ‘the internet’ for letting me know that in the 3.6.1 revision of the firmware, DataPower can now invoke multiple endpoints in parallel. It introduces a new syncpoint action that will allow you to wait for the responses to come in. I’m still giddy about the prospect of an integration ‘server/appliance’ that actually introduces […]

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SIBus Explorer

Service Integration Bus Explorer is tool provided by IBM that allows you to browse the queues on your WebSphere Application Service. You can see individual messages, internal queues, clear queue points etc. The path to get this information requires so many clicks, that SIBus Explorer will quickly become an indispensable tool. There is a similar […]

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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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Exploring IBM SOA Technology and Practice reviewed by Don Ferguson

Bobby Woolf posted on his blog that his book”Exploring IBM SOA Technology and Practice” was reviewed on Amazon by none-other-than ex-IBMer and ‘Father of WebSphere’ Don Ferguson. I have to send my congrats to Bobby. I’ve had the pleasure of sitting in on one of his sessions at last years WebSphere Services Technical Conference and […]

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Techniques for Managing Large WebSphere Installations

Redbook, published: Thu, 13 Mar 2008

– High availability manager and core groups
– Tuning recommendations
– Configuration best practices

As WebSphere Application Server installations grow to accommodate the growth of business processing, the question “How large can a WebSphere Application Server cell be?” is being asked more often.

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Interop between BOXMLSerializer and JMSDataBindingImplXML

I stumbled onto a technote about the interoperablility between the way XML is serialized by the BOXMLSerializer and the  format expected by JMSDataBindingImplXML. This is a concern if you serialize data from a business object and then put that data into a JMS Text message and choose ‘Text Message with DataObject Binding’ in the export. […]

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DataPower – Proxy & Co-Processing

I’ve started reading up on DataPower in anticipation of writing the certification test in May (At the WebSphere Services Technical Conference 2008). Two of the usage scenarios that have caught my interest are ‘Proxy’ and ‘Co-processor’. In Proxy, DataPower acts as proxy to your web service . The scenario given is a website that uses […]

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Business Integration Software Bakeoff Idea

In my random browsing of the internet, I came across Wikipedia’s comparison of Business Integration Software. I’m so WebSphere focused that I didn’t even know there were this many companies out there with “ESB” products (34). It sparked an idea in my head, I wonder what it would be like to bake-off all these solutions […]

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