A Technical Introduction to IBM MQ



In this course, you will learn about IBM MQ V9 basic components and the path that messages follow when they are exchanged between applications. You will also learn how IBM MQ administrative responsibilities can include the management of topic-based publish/subscribe messaging, managed file transfer, and deployments to the cloud. Topics include an overview of the support that IBM MQ provides for security, publish/subscribe, high availability, administration, logging, auditing, managed file transfer, MQTT, and cloud options.

  • System administrators
  • System architects
  • Application developers
  • Quality assurance specialists
  • Technical sales and marketing professionals
Skills and experience in one or more of the following specific areas:
  • Communications and networking protocols
  • System and network management
  • Application development
  • Transaction processing
  • Client/server solutions
Learning Objectives
  • Current business drivers and the need for flexibility
  • Enterprise messaging and the capabilities it must provide
  • Main ways that IBM MQ can impact application design
  • Basic components of IBM MQ
  • Point-to-point and IBM MQ cluster connectivity
  • Queue manager and queue manager components administrative tasks
  • Architectural role of IBM MQ clusters and multiple instance queue managers
  • Security provisions of IBM MQ and IBM MQ Advanced Message Security
  • Options for deployment to the Cloud
  • How IBM MQ is used as part of the communications infrastructure to:
    • Connect application environments, such as the World Wide Web, enterprise transaction systems, and database systems
    • Manage the distribution of publisher information to appropriate subscribers
    • Provide file transfer management with IBM MQ Managed File Transfer
    • Serve as a JMS provider
    • Interface with WebSphere Application Server
    • Store in-flight messages for IBM Integration Bus
    • Interact with z/OS applications
    • Facilitate connectivity to mobile environments with IBM MQ Telemetry
  1. Course Introduction
  2. IBM MQ Overview
  3. IBM MQ Basics
  4. Messaging Styles, Topologies, and Architecture Overview
  5. System Administration Overview
  6. Security Overview
  7. Introduction to IBM MQ Managed File Transfer
  8. Introduction to IBM MQ Telemetry and IBM MessageSight
  9. Introduction to the IBM MQ Appliance
  10. Expanding the scope of IBM MQ
  11. Course Summary