Learn how to use a CCDT to spread your client connections across the set of queue managers that can accept their connections, instead of all clients going to the first queue manager in the list.
Learn how to selectively use the queue manager's dead-letter queue on only some channels and topics, solving that age old problem, where one channel that can't suffer a dead-letter queue cause all channels to forego using it.
The DISPLAY QMSTATUS command on the distributed platforms provides a number of useful pieces of information about your queue manager. Read more about them, and where to find the equivalent information on a z/OS queue manager.
In this post I'll look at the factors that result in a channel batch being closed, including describing how BATCHLIM fits in.
Discussing how the retention interval attribute RETINTVL can be used as a calendar reminder to remove queues that are no longer needed.