Fundamentals of IBM MQ – WM157G

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Fundamentals of IBM MQ


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This course introduces solution architects to IBM MQ.

This course begins with a review of IBM MQ features and components. Installation options and methods are discussed. You learn the role of the administrator and the tools provided to perform administrative techniques. You learn how queues and queue managers work, the types of queues, and how they are used in the MQ environment. You are introduced to the communication between queue managers and an application and a queue manager.

MQ has many features, functions, and options. In this introduction to solution architects, a few of these are discussed. Among the select key features architects are introduced to include distributed queuing, handling undeliverable messages, how publishing and subsCR – Classroom Trainingiptions work in MQ, and development options for CR – Classroom Trainingeating custom application that connect to IBM MQ.

Through hands-on exercises, you become familiar with IBM MQ. You learn to install IBM MQ, CR – Classroom Trainingeate a queue manager and queue, and test messaging. You are introduced to the IBM MQ administration tools to CR – Classroom Trainingeate and manage queue managers, queues, and work with messages. You learn to work with MQ sCR – Classroom Trainingipt commands and command files.

This course is a subset of the 5-day course: IBM MQ V9.1 System Administration (ZM156). Developers who need in-depth training with IBM MQ should take ZM156. 

Note: This course does not cover any of the features of MQ for z/OS or MQ for IBM i.


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This course is designed for solution architects.





  • Course introduction
  • Unit 1. Introducing IBM MQ
  • Exercise 1. Getting started with IBM MQ
  • Unit 2. Working with IBM MQ administration tools
  • Exercise 2. Working with IBM MQ administration tools
  • Unit 3. Key features of IBM MQ
  • Course summary


  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe the IBM MQ deployment options
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate and manage queue managers, queues, and channels
  • Use the IBM MQ sample programs and utilities to test the IBM MQ
  • DesCR – Classroom Trainingibe distributed queuing
  • Understand MQ client connections to a queue manager
  • Understand JMS and REST development options in MQ


Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.

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