Tools & Consulting for the webMethods® platform

Christoph Jahn

Update connection details for JDBC adapter on webMethods Integration Server

Connections to a an external database are mostly environment specific. So they must be adjusted whenever a new instance of Integration Server gets deployed. In some situations that can be done manually, in others automation is mandatory. The tool described here can do this for you and is ideal for use in a container scenario.

Performance tuning for webMethods Integration Server

Having spent a lot of time with performance tuning on webMethods Integration Server, I wanted to share some thoughts here. They will equip you with a starting point and the flexibility to go wherever your project takes you.

Understand the problem. Truly.

If you want to solve a problem, you must first understand it. What may sound silly, is actually more nuanced than people often realize. Here is a bit more detail on this and why an outside view is often helpful.

One secret of good demos

Here is a short article on what I consider an often overlooked reason for how well software demos go and why you need to prepare hard.

CI/CD and change logs

If you release software multiple times a day, what does that mean for change logs? Here is my approach to convey relevant information to various target groups like end-users or sysadmins.

WxConfigNG and containers

Integration with containers is one of the main differentiators of WxConfigNG. This includes the development side (incl. migration from traditional VMs) as well as the operations part.

What is WxConfigNG?

Since the announcement of WxConfigNG as the new configuration management system for webMethods Integration Server, there was a lot of interest and many questions. This article will give an overview and more details will come soon.

My approach to customer value

Here is what I do for creating true customer value and how obstacles are dealt with. The approach is universal, simple, and powerful.

You are not faster with an 80% solution

If you ever wondered why cutting corners in software development quite often does not produce the expected benefits, this article is for you. It explains how some assumptions are false most of the time. And you can read about the overlooked implications.