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MQ API or JMS With MQ Series?

ravuthakumar gopalakrishnan
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Joined: Jun 09, 2003
Posts: 11
hi

i am new to MQ Series. i want to know
which API will work best with MQ Series?
i have two choices to go JMS and MQ API.
and also let me know any other similar api's available to do the same?

thanks for your time

Ravuthakumar
Steve Wink
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Joined: May 13, 2002
Posts: 223
Originally posted by ravuthakumar gopalakrishnan:
hi

i am new to MQ Series. i want to know
which API will work best with MQ Series?
i have two choices to go JMS and MQ API.
and also let me know any other similar api's available to do the same?

thanks for your time

Ravuthakumar


JMS will be simpler, and have the added benefit that you'll be able to use your code on any jms provider if you ever wanted to. The only downside to this that I can see is that the jms spec omits a method for getting the depth of a queue, which can be useful, whereas with MQ you can get the depth.
 
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