• Subject: Re: Sockets vs MQSeries
  • From: Stephane Leon <sleon@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 16:17:00 +0100

Thanks for that.
It s more clear to me now.
Mq Series use sockets.


--
Stephane


Patrick Townsend wrote:
> 
> To me both have their place. Sockets is a standard, MQSeries is not. It's a
> middleware product sold by IBM. But MQSeries is implemented on a lot of
> platforms and has a very similar interface on all of those platforms.
> 
> MQSeries supports asynchronous delivery, message priority and other features
> that standard sockets does not. So if you need those features and don't want
> to program them in a layer above sockets, it might be the fastest way to get
> them. MQSeries uses sockets internally for its communications (as well as
> other protocols if needed).
> 
> MQSeries may not be the best solution if you need complex transaction logic
> or real-time response. Or if you are on a limited budget. Or if you have
> concerns about sticking with open systems solutions.
> 
> Most people I talk to think IBM provides good support for MQSeries.
> 
> HTH,
> Patrick
> ---
> IBM AS/400 communications, FTP automation, and eCommerce
> software and consulting services.
> 
> http://www.patownsend.com
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephane Leon" <sleon@dplanet.ch>
> To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 10:38 AM
> Subject: Sockets vs MQSeries
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > It is better ?
> >
> > What are the difference between Sockets and MQSeries ?
> >
> > Thanks for answers.
> >
> > --
> > Stephane
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