Stephane said: > I developped an interface on as400 with linux machine. > I wrote this interface using sockets in RPG (Client and server side) > It works very good. > Speed, length of source code, size of object are nice. > Some guys talk me about MqSeries and said it is better and more 'STANDARD' > than sockets. > I don't know MQseries. And Dean answered: > I don't know who those "guys" are, but they need to wake up. MQSeries is > (now) an IBM product. Sockets go anywhere, and are certainly more "standard" > than MQSeries. MQ was developed before there _were_ sockets on the AS/400. > The only way I can envision MQ being better than sockets is that MQ has many > recovery abilities built in...sockets can be a little "iffy" in this regard. True enough about standards. But MQSeries is a very good way to go if you want guaranteed once-and-once-only message delivery, along with a simple API, across a wide range of platforms and network protocols (well, ok, two network protocols). Of course, you do have to pay for it. Actually, I'm fairly sure that, when using IP as the transport, MQSeries uses sockets under the covers. Personally, I think MQSeries is an immensely strong technology that IBM doesn't market nearly as hard as they should, probably because they don't realise what they've got. Now what does that remind me of... Cheers, Martin. -- Martin McCallion Midas-Kapiti International Work: firstname.lastname@example.org Home: email@example.com Apologies for the length of this sig, but company policy says: This email message is intended for the named recipient only. It may be privileged and/or confidential. If you are not the intended named recipient of this email then you should not copy it or use it for any purpose, nor disclose its contents to any other person. You should contact Midas-Kapiti International as shown below so that we can take appropriate action at no cost to yourself. Midas-Kapiti International Ltd, 1 St George's Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR, UK Email: Postmaster@midas-kapiti.com Tel: +44 (0)208 879 1188 Fax: +44 (0)208 947 3373 Midas-Kapiti International Ltd is registered in England and Wales under company no. 971479 +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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