Category Archives: IBM

Benefits of using IBM Java and JDK features

After working many years with IBM WebSphere Application Server on Solaris, Linux on PSeries, XSeries and ZSeries and Z/OS. I came to realize the IBM version of Java has much better debug tools and documentation available to perform debugging and performance tuning. Examples of these features are the IBM AOT Ahead of Time Compiler which… Read More »

Integrating Apache Hadoop and Apache Flume with IBM MQ

Over the past 2 years of working with Apache Hadoop a few things have come up folks wanting to use Apache Kafka which definitely has it’s place in the Hadoop Big Data and Next Generation of Technology spheres. But there is also the need to integrate what a lot of folks would consider Legacy Messaging… Read More »

Why now?

What is the GSpot Tech Blog! It’s a place for me to discuss technology I’ve worked with over many years. So after working as a Technology Systems Engineer for almost 20 years. I decided it’s time to create a blog to publish some of my personal ideas regarding technology. All opinions are my own and… Read More »