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IBM Ask the Experts discussion about Understanding Connections in Service Integration Bus on 04 December 2013 at 11:00 AM EST.

Fine-tuning connections to the SIB messaging provider in WAS is paramount.It improves performance, and provides ease of diagnosis especially in large and scalable environments. This Ask the Experts session discusses best practices for handling connections of client applications to the messaging core processor of the Service Integration Bus, the messaging engine.


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Ask the Experts session
04 December 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
02:03 Technical introduction
03:02 What is a connection?
04:58 How does location transparency work in SIB?
10:38 How does SIB handle connections?
15:29 What are the best practices for using connections?
17:19 How do we approach a connection leak?
23:24 Open lines for live question and answer period
23:32 Is there a criteria for when to use shared or unshared connection?
25:30 What are the best practices for monitoring the availability and performance of SIB members? Are there any recommended PMI matrices that can be viewed by Tivoli or Wily like software? Is this for both SIB memebers and connections?
27:40 Does the Messaging Engine run on the same JVM as application server?
28:09 In some cases, applications do not pick up response messages that come from backend to SIB. A restart of ME cluster helps to fix this problem. How to troubleshoot this?
28:47 In the cluster of two servers, SIBUS, JMsqueues, JMS connection factory and destinations are created. When we stop JVM1, we are seeing errors in JVM2 rollbackOnException Listener exception.
29:22 If messaging engine uses file store, will unclosed connections eventually create issues with file locks?
29:59 Is there any way to Notify the Admin if the connection is lost to messanging Engine in the form of email?
30:25 Closing remarks
33:27 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Hemalatha Rajendran Software Engineer
Anil K Maddipatla Staff Software Engineer
Mohamed Najih WebSphere MQ & SIB Support



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More support for: WebSphere Application Server
Service Integration Technology

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Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 7039904

Modified date: 04 December 2013

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