Category Archives: IBM

WebSphere Message Broker on Ubuntu

WebSphere Message Broker v8 now supports Ubuntu for development systems (i.e. not production use) – I have been running MQ and Message Broker on Ubuntu and Debian since shortly after I joined IBM in 2005, and it seems there are … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL

I have been flicking through the following FAQ on the GNU GPL: Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF). I am trying to understand the risks that we are told about regularly … Continue reading

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Guest presenting on the Ubuntu UK PodCast

I was a guest presenter on this weeks Ubuntu UK PodCast. I talked about Southackton, and IBM’s use of Ubuntu on the desktop. Listen to the podcast at

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Blue Fusion 2011

As it is National Science and Engineering week, IBM Hursley are running Blue Fusion 2011 – The official press release summed it up quite well, and also contains a list of this year’s activities: HURSLEY, U.K. – 11 Mar 2011: More than … Continue reading

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WebSphere Message Broker Fix Pack available

Finally – All that hard work has paid off and the release is available! Fix Pack (V7.0 Fix Pack 1) for WebSphere Message Broker v7.0 is now available. You can see what is new in by looking … Continue reading

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Linux User Group @ Hursley

On Saturday I hosted a group for 30 people at IBM Hursley for a Hampshire Linux User Group meeting. We had a good set of talks, including Andy Stanford-Clark talking about his twittering house and mousetraps as well as the … Continue reading

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