Thanks for explanation. Ok. It works like data queue. In fact it is a product (MQSeries) with many compatibilities, and not functions (accept, listen...) included IN the operating system (Os390,400, Windows, Unix ...) ? 2 questions again Which is the faster ? For developpement time. Duting sending or receving messages ? "Walden H. Leverich" wrote: > Saying which solution is "better" is difficult, but a little info on > MQSeries may help. The best way to describe MQSeries I've come up with is to > say that it is data queues on steroids. Just like data queues, there is a > client (Sends stuff to the queue) a server (pulls stuff from a queue) and > the queue itself (stores the entries, or 'messages'). > > IBM has MQSeries clients and servers for 30 some-odd operating systems (yes, > three-zero) so there is wide availability of the code. Want to send a > message from your palm to the as/400, ok. From Windows 3.1 (yes, 16-bit) to > a linux box, no problem. Apple Mac to Palm to OS/390 to OS/400 to Linux back > to Mac, can do. > > Here is the big advantage MQSeries has over sockets: The receiving system > does NOT have to be active when the sending system sends. Just like a data > queue, you can send a bunch of messages to the queue at 3PM and read them > from the queue at 3AM, try that with sockets. > > I'm not sure I'd say MQSeries is "more standard" than sockets, nor would I > say that it is "better", but it has it's place in the world. > > -Walden > > PS. Having said all this, I just went with sockets for a solution to a > problem. +--- | 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: email@example.com +---
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