Learn how IBM MQ channel heartbeats are negotiated and how to configure them on the various different client implementations.
This is part of a series of small blog posts which will cover some of the smaller, perhaps less likely to be noticed, features of IBM MQ. Read other posts in this series. When writing a transactional IBM MQ application many of you will be familiar with the use of the MQPMO_SYNCPOINT option...
Learn about a special case where the IBM MQ CCDT file might be used when you didn't expect it to be.
Learn how to check for uncommitted messages on queues in your IBM MQ Queue Manager.
Originally, to use a CCDT in an application, you specified the queue manager name at MQCONN time and that was the only thing used to choose your CCDT entry. These days you can also supply a channel name to be more specific about the entry in the CCDT you want to use.