Exploring IBM E-Business Software


This detailed look at IBM’s software products for e-business enables IBM users to gain a fundamental understanding of e-business architecture, where IBM software products fit into that architecture, and where to go to get more information. The main products and platforms for development tools and components, application server software, and secure network and management software are described. This book also distinguishes between two or more IBM software products that appear to serve the same purpose but really ...

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This detailed look at IBM’s software products for e-business enables IBM users to gain a fundamental understanding of e-business architecture, where IBM software products fit into that architecture, and where to go to get more information. The main products and platforms for development tools and components, application server software, and secure network and management software are described. This book also distinguishes between two or more IBM software products that appear to serve the same purpose but really have different applications. Key products covered include DB2, Web Sphere, Lotus Domino, and Tivoli. This replaces 1885068581.

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“The most complete and insightful coverage of IBM’s software portfolio I’ve ever read.” —Bruce R. Williams, briefing manager, SVL executive briefing center, IBM
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931644006
  • Publisher: Maximum Press
  • Publication date: 4/18/2003
  • Series: Exploring IBM series
  • Edition description: Second edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Casey Young works in the performance group for DB2 UDB for OS/390 at IBM’s Silicon Valley Lab and has educated the IBM data management sales force in data management technology, an assignment that enabled her to understand the variety and intricacies of IBM software. She is the past president of the board of directors of the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) and has written articles for technical journals such as SCO World, DB2 Magazine, and IDUG Solutions Journal. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xvii
What This Book Is xviii
What This Book Is Not xix
How to Use This Book xix
Your "Members Only" Web Site xx
Chapter 1 IBM and e-business 1
Why Is e-business Important? 2
e-business Integration and Infrastructure 3
What Is e-Commerce? 4
Business-to-Business (B2B) 5
Four Waves of Information Technology 6
IBM and Open Standards 8
Integration 9
Infrastructure 10
Innovation 11
Web Services 12
Grid Computing 14
IBM Autonomic Computing Initiative (aka Project eLiza) 14
e-business on demand 15
Concepts to Make an e-business Work 16
Tag Languages 18
Java 20
Extensions to Java 22
Chapter 2 Architectures That Pre-date e-business 24
Batch 25
Databases 31
Distributed Architectures 35
Object-Oriented Databases 37
Hybrid Database Management Systems 40
Component Broker Architecture 42
Business Intelligence 43
Applications 47
Chapter 3 Hardware Architectures and Operating Systems 49
Hardware 50
IBM's Hardware Series 54
Hardware Architectures 55
Operating Systems 56
Mainframe 56
Parallel Sysplex Technology 58
Non-Mainframe 59
The World Is Blending 60
Hardware, Operating Systems, and e-business on demand 61
Grid Computing 62
Autonomic Computing Initiative 62
Networks 63
Protocols 66
Chapter 4 WebSphere 69
Foundation and Tools 71
WebSphere Application Server 71
WebSphere Studio Product Family 77
WebSphere Homepage Builder 78
WebSphere Studio Site Developer 80
WebSphere Studio Application Developer 81
WebSphere Studio Application Developer Integration Edition 82
WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer 82
WebSphere Studio Asset Analyzer for Multiplatforms 83
WebSphere Studio Application Monitor for z/OS and OS/390 83
WebSphere Studio Workload Simulator for z/OS and OS/390 85
WebSphere Studio Device Developer (formerly VisualAge Micro Edition) 85
Macromedia ColdFusion MX for WebSphere 86
Versata Logic Suite for WebSphere 86
WebSphere Host Integration 86
IBM Personal Communications 88
WebSphere Host On-Demand 88
IBM Screen Customizer 89
WebSphere Host Publisher 89
IBM Communications Server 90
Reach and User Experience 91
Portal Solutions 91
WebSphere Portal for Multiplatforms 93
WebSphere Portal Express 96
WebSphere Personalization 96
Enterprise Information Portal (EIP) 98
Pervasive Solutions 100
WebSphere Voice Server 100
WebSphere Voice Response with DirectTalk Technology 103
WebSphere Voice Server for Transcription 103
WebSphere Translation Server 104
Mobile Application Platforms 105
WebSphere Everyplace Access 105
WebSphere Everyplace Server, Service Provider Offering 107
WebSphere Everyplace Suite Embedded Edition 109
WebSphere Everyplace Connection Managers 110
WebSphere Everyplace Subscription Manager 111
WebSphere Transcoding Publisher 112
WebSphere Custom Environment 115
WebSphere Micro Environment 115
WebSphere Business Integration 116
Process Integration 116
WebSphere MQSeries Workflow 118
IBM Cross Worlds 119
Holosofx Business Process Management Suite 120
Application Integration 121
WebSphere MQ (formerly MQSeries Messaging) 121
WebSphere MQ Everyplace (formerly MQSeries Everyplace) 125
WebSphere MQ Event Broker 125
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker (formerly MQSeries Integrator) 126
WebSphere Data Interchange 126
WebSphere Business Integration Adapters 127
WebSphere Foundation and Tools 128
Enterprise Modernization 128
WebSphere Host Integration 128
CICS Transaction Gateway 130
Transaction Processing 130
CICS Transaction Server 130
OS/390 C/C++ and z/OS C/C++ 131
TXSeries 131
Transaction Processing Facility (TPF) 133
VisualAge for Java 133
VisualAge Generator 134
VisualAge Enterprise Suite 137
VisualAge Pacbase 137
VisualAge Smalltalk 138
Other WebSphere Products 138
WebSphere Business Components 138
WebSphere Business Components Composer 140
WebSphere Business Components Studio 141
WebSphere Bank Teller Business Components 141
WebSphere Text Analyzer Business Components 141
WebSphere Order Capture Business Component 143
WebSphere Software MultiChannel Banking Solution 144
IBM SanFrancisco 145
WebSphere Edge Server 145
WebSphere Site Analyzer 146
Footnotes 146
Chapter 5 DB2 147
IMS Family 148
IMS 148
IMS Transaction Manager 155
IMS Connect and IMS Connector for Java 155
DB2 Universal Database 156
DB2 Universal Database for z/OS and OS/390 161
DB2 Server for VSE and VM 166
DB2 Universal Database for Multiplatforms 167
DB2 Universal Database for iSeries 171
DB2 Everyplace 171
DB2 Extenders 172
DB2 Content Management 173
DB2 Content Manager 173
DB2 Content Manager VideoCharger 176
Electronic Media Management System 177
DB2 Content Manager Solutions 178
DB2 Content Manager CommonStore 179
DB2 Content Manager OnDemand 179
Informix 180
Informix Dynamic Server (IDS) 181
Informix DataBlades 183
OnLine Extended Edition 185
Red Brick Warehouse 185
Informix Extended Parallel Server (XPS) 186
Informix Solutions 187
U2 Product Family 188
UniData 188
UniVerse 192
RedBack 193
SystemBuilder 194
wIntegrate 195
COBOL Direct Connect 196
Information Movement and Access 196
DB2 Connect 196
Informix Connect and Office Connect 197
DataJoiner 197
Informix Enterprise Gateway Manager and Informix Gateway with DRDA 198
DB2 DataPropagator 199
IMS DataPropagator 199
Chapter 6 Managing Your e-business Application 201
Security Software 201
Security Concepts 203
Access Management 205
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 206
Tivoli Access Manager for Business Integration 207
Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 208
Identity Management 208
Tivoli Identity Manager 209
Threat Management 210
Tivoli Risk Manager 210
Tivoli Intrusion Manager 212
Privacy Management 212
Tivoli Policy Manager for e-business 214
Tivoli Solutions 214
Tivoli Identity Management Solution 214
VeriSign Managed Services 214
Tivoli Security Event Solution 216
Tivoli Enterprise Console 216
Storage Software 217
Tivoli Storage Network Manager 217
Tivoli Storage Manager 218
Tivoli Storage Resource Manager 220
Tivoli SANergy 221
Tivoli Storage Solutions 221
Performance and Availability Software 222
Tivoli Analyzer for Lotus Domino 222
Tivoli Business Systems Manager 223
Tivoli Monitoring 223
Tivoli NetView 225
Tivoli Switch Analyzer 226
Tivoli Performance Modeler for z/OS 226
Tivoli Service Level Advisor 227
Tivoli System Automation for OS/390 227
Tivoli Web Site Analyzer (formerly WebSphere Site Analyzer) 227
IBM CICS Performance Monitor for OS/390 228
WebSphere Studio Application Monitor for OS/390 and z/OS 228
Tivoli Performance and Availability Management Solutions 229
Configuration and Operations Management Software 229
Tivoli Configuration Manager 230
Tivoli License Manager 230
Tivoli Point-of-Sale Manager 230
Tivoli Remote Control 231
Tivoli Workload Scheduler 231
Tivoli Data Exchange 232
Tivoli Configuration and Operations Management Solutions 232
Chapter 7 Lotus 233
Lotus Notes 233
Lotus Domino 235
Lotus Domino Server 236
Lotus Domino Everyplace 239
Domino Unified Communications Services 239
Lotus Sametime 241
Lotus Team Workplace (formerly QuickPlace) 242
IBM Mindspan Solutions and Lotus LearningSpace 243
Chapter 8 Application Accelerators 245
WebSphere Commerce Solutions 246
WebSphere Commerce 247
WebSphere Commerce Professional Entry Edition 248
WebSphere Commerce Professional Edition 248
WebSphere Commerce Business Edition 248
WebSphere Catalog Manager 249
WebSphere Commerce Payments (formerly WebSphere Payment Manager) 250
WebSphere Commerce Analyzer Advanced Edition 254
WebSphere Commerce Portal 255
Patterns for e-business 255
e-business Partner Solutions 258
Business Solutions 260
Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management 260
Chapter 9 An Approach to e-business 262
Where Do You Want to Go? 263
Where You Are 267
IBM Sales Team 269
IBM Web Sites 270
developer Works 270
alpha Works 271
Putting the Pieces Together 272
Appendix A Rational Software 273
Appendix B Glossary 276
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