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Michael Elleby III | April 3, 2017
I’ve been working on the IBM portfolio of IT service management software since 1999, which means I’ve been at it for close to 20 years. In my time, I’ve seen the industry shift in ways that have made the things we thought would be the future of IT into side pieces of the real story. Overshadowed by the Cloud Possibly the biggest change over almost 20 years has relied on... + continue reading
Paul Mickelson | March 30, 2017
Physical, Virtual, Hybrid, and Collaborative MDM—what are these things, and what do they mean to my business?  MDM. Master Data Management. If you’re part of a large enterprise, you’re either thinking about implementing MDM, you’re already implementing it, it’s already established, or you don’t have it and aren’t planning to get it because it’... + continue reading
Pradeep Kumar Reddy Gunapati | March 28, 2017
In this blog, we will look at how to implement the Claim Check pattern with LWPF in combination with DynaCache. LWPF was described in an earlier blog. You can view that here. What is the Claim Check Pattern Anyway? The Claim Check pattern is an implementation pattern of detaching the application data storage from the application and maintaining it in a database. The data can then be retrieved... + continue reading
Alok Keshri | March 28, 2017
While working with one of my clients, I came across a situation where we needed to configure users and groups in an external SQL database, as well as configure user and group management in their Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). The requirement was to have the SQL database shared among multiple WebSphere instances running on different servers. To fulfil this requirement, we used the... + continue reading
Gautam Datta | March 21, 2017
Developing a common header file with frequently used calls and variable declarations helps in effective script debugging and avoiding reworking that requires manual intervention. This header file is modified whenever there are changes in the environment or any other requests. We will be good to proceed with test executions without even needing to open the other scripts. In general, for any... + continue reading
Govind Pattambhi Gudivada | March 15, 2017
IBM ODM on Cloud is a complete web solution for developing and deploying business rule software for applications. IBM ODM on Cloud includes a comprehensive component for deployment of decision services in Business Console. Deployment configuration can be configured by the rule developer and release manager in ODM on Cloud. But a rule developer cannot configure the deployment configuration in... + continue reading