It stands for Message Queue.Also popularly known as Websphere MQ (series).Its by IBM.This was designed before JMS came into existance.
Namma Suvarna Karnataka
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Thanks Shastry! what are they actually used for? can you please throw some more light on this? FYI, i am just a java developer. [ July 24, 2007: Message edited by: Akhilesh Trivedi ]
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Originally posted by Arjunkumar Shastry: This was designed before JMS came into existance.
This is a bit misleading, because it makes it sound as if MQ has been made obsolete by JMS. MQ is a messaging implemention, while JMS is merely the Java API used to access a messaging system. Without an implementation, JMS is useless.
Akhilesh, have you read the material pointed out to you in this thread?
No Ulf! I was doing through the BPEL article which you pointed me on this thread . That took me to SOA and business processes... I have to explore SOA, still I fired up business processes query here. I believe that is where it should have gone.
I am reading the materials, and they switch me over somewhere else and when stuck, I come back here with my queries. I am trying to explore and expand. [ July 24, 2007: Message edited by: Akhilesh Trivedi ]
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Some of us older codgers still call WebSphere MQ by the original name "MQ-Series" so you'll hear that name around, too.
JMS is a neat set of APIs to messaging. Much like JDBC, any number of vendors can provide implementations. We used a good one for a while called Fiorano.