Building and Running the IBM mq_prometheus collector on Windows

IBM provides a sample “MQ Exporter for Prometheus monitoring” on GitHub. (the original article introducing this sample can be found here on the IBM Community site) A simple graphical overview illustrates the overall monitoring setup: The “collector” will retrieve statistics from the IBM MQ queue manager using PCF. It will expose them over HTTP to […]

Run IBM MQ in Docker for local development

In a previous blogpost, I described how you can install IBM MQ on your local development machine. This is still a lot of work just to get MQ up and running… This post describes how to run IBM MQ in Docker and get you up and running in less than 5 minutes! (you should have […]