The course is intended for applications and systems development staff desiring to understand the writing of IBM MQ applications.
The course begins with an overview of the key facilities covered throughout the course plus some other related IBM MQ facilities. The majority of the application command discussions will be followed by student exercises designed to reinforce the knowledge obtained. While not fully exercised within the course, the student will learn the general processing and considerations for recovery, signal and the triggering facility. Included in all topics will be discussions on the potential usage considerations within various situations
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Provide the knowledge base for implementation of message queuing application systems or to provide general support of those systems.
- Describe, explain and understand the various queue and message styles used in message queuing.
- Describe, code and understand the functions provided by the majority of the API.
- Understand the characteristics and basic design approaches for coding IBM MQ applications.
- Gain a basic knowledge of the recovery, and system management facilities provided.
- Gain a basic knowledge of some advanced message techniques provided by MQI.
It is highly recommended that students have the following knowledge and skills: IBM MQ Introduction course (or equivalent knowledge), have at least 1 year of programming experience with COBOL or C (procedural languages) and have at least a general knowledge of operating system environments in use.