A very RAW guide of my notes to get up to speed with understanding version 8. It is not an article so forgive me if it jumps a bit. It is part one of a three part series I am creating this week. I choose to install on CentOS 6.3 for this demo Yum install.. read more →

I have cheap affordable ($99.95) community recognized courses being made available online at http://www.themiddlewareshop.com. Designed for self-study and an good alternative to the more costly courses in the mart place. A straight-to-point, no nonsense way to learn the core of a given Middleware product. All derived from my continued practical consulting experiences. Feb 2013 I.. read more →

I was asked a question by a customer late last night. “OK Dumb question 1 What is the fundamental difference between MQ and MB? Aren’t both technically ESB’s? MQ has the ability to do limited transforms, is it just the degree of capability? Just a few words at the start of both differentiating them would.. read more →

There is a point to consider that from 8/8.x due the new installer i.e. IBM Installation Manager approach that many customers will need to change their investment in the install side of things ie shell scripts. This is one of the biggest immediate costs after application code ports. We all know that in reality apps.. read more →

I was on holiday snowboarding in the French Alps when I received this wonderful email from IBM … Dear Steve, Congratulations and Happy New Year – you have been selected as an IBM Champion for WebSphere software! On behalf of IBM it is with great pleasure that we invite you to join the IBM Champion.. read more →

28 Aug 2012
August 28, 2012

WebSphere Blog Content Requests

August 28, 2012 Blog, Consulting 4 Comments

This post is place to submit suggestions for blog articles. I use suggestions posted by you to decide what are the relevant areas that people need help and support for within the Middle-Ware space.   If you need to ask question, then please post to the JEE and Middleware FAQ   Note: I am not monitoring this.. read more →

25 Dec 2011
December 25, 2011

Java Application Server Consultant

December 25, 2011 Consulting 0 Comment

The “Java Application Server Consultant“ site is a view to you of my skills, my qualities and the services I offer. I personally strive for excellence in all that I do and every project I work on. My day to day philosophy is one of Constant and Never Ending Improvement in all areas of life,.. read more →

I have been working in Java related technologies for over 15 years and specialise in Java EE, particularly application server problem solving and middleware integrations. I offer the following services… Software integration using both open source and proprietary solutions I provide affordable and ingenious solutions to seemingly complex issues. I am well known for providing.. read more →