The first day of the course is intended for information systems personnel at all levels. The last three days of the course are intended for applications and systems development staff desiring to understand the writing of IBM MQ applications.
Day 1 is designed to provide the skills necessary to determine the feasibility for using Message Queuing in implementation of application systems. A complete look at the features and facilities provided by the various MQI products will be provided. Days 2 thru 4 are designed to provide the skills necessary to understand the Application Programming Interface (API) provided by IBM MQ.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the key related features and facilities available within IBM MQ and the MQI.
- Describe, explain and understand the various queue and message styles used in message queuing.
- Describe, explain and understand the functions provided for most of the API commands.
- Understand the characteristics and basic design approaches for coding IBM MQ applications.
- Gain a basic knowledge of the recovery, and system management facilities provided.
It is highly recommended that students have the following knowledge and skills: Introduction to Client/Server course (or equivalent knowledge), have at least 1 year of programming experience with COBOL or C/C++ and have at least a general knowledge of operating system environments in use.