MQ Spring Boot: Advanced Configuration and Transactions

I was talking recently with an MQ customer who said they were considering a solution that used Spring Boot for an MQ application that would move messages reliably from one queue manager to another, doing some processing on the way. “Can we do that?” they asked. “Of course” was my reply. But naturally I had to then try it out myself.

To implement the idea, I had to dig into two aspects. I’d consider these as reasonably advanced features of Spring Boot. One part was being able to configure more than one queue manager’s connection in the resource properties file. The other was working with global JTA/XA transactions.

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