WebSphere Business Process Management V6.1.2 Production Topologies

Draft Redbook, last updated: Thu, 4 Sep 2008

– Securing, administering, and extending WebSphere Process Server topologies
– Incorporating WebSphere Business Services Fabric
– Incorporating WebSphere Business Monitor

IBM’s WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition is a comprehensive set of role-based, SOA-enabled product capabilities providing customers the ability to continuously optimize processes and adapt them to rapidly changing needs.

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Migrating to Ubuntu Hardy Heron from Windows XP

I’ve spent much of my time over the last week migrating from Windows to Ubuntu on my Thinkpad T60. I’ve fiddled with linux off an on over the past 5 years (I did write the linux rpm installer for WSAD-IE v5) and did the majority of the linux testing for that release, so I was […]

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Introducing IBM WebSphere sMash, Part 1: Build RESTful services for your Web application

In this series, learn all about IBM WebSphere sMash, a simple
environment for creating, assembling, and executing applications based on
current Web technologies. In this first article, get a
hands-on tour of the innovations that let you create, assemble, and
deploy powerful Web applications. Learn how
WebSphere sMash is community driven, and about its conventions for creating RESTful Web
services. Using a step-by-step example, you set up the environment, create a
project, build a RESTful service to expose data, test your application, and
import a sample application to consume the RESTful services.

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DataPower Architectural Design Patterns: Integrating and Securing Services Across Domains

Draft Redbook, last updated: Tue, 26 Aug 2008

– Introduction to DataPower Services
– Integration Services
– Security Services

IBM® WebSphere® DataPower® SOA Appliances are purpose-built network devices that offer a wide variety of functionality such as the securing and management of SOA Applications, Enterprise Service Bus Integration, and high speed XSL execution.

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Migrating WebSphere Business Integration Server Foundation to WebSphere Process Server V6.1

Draft Redbook, last updated: Thu, 21 Aug 2008

– Migration concepts, planning and best practices
– Migration tools and scripting
– Migration end to end scenarios

In this IBM Redbooks publication, we discuss the concepts, planning, differences and migration paths, that you must understand before any attempt to migrate the source artifacts created using IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition 5.1 product, to the IBM WebSphere Integration Developer 6.1.

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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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Oracle XA_RMERR & Spring Oracle LOB Handler Exceptions

Was getting the following oracle exception when trying to use an Oracle XA datasource from WebSphere: WSRdbXaResour E DSRA0304E: XAException occurred. XAException contents and details are: The XA Error is : -3 The XA Error message is : A resource manager error has occured in the transaction branch. The Oracle Error code is : 65535 […]

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