Data queues on IBM i servers are *DTAQ type objects. You can use this kind of object for communicating different jobs on the same system or for communicating between jobs on different systems. This point is important because you do not need to build interfaces for transferring information from one system to another. A data queue is a powerful program-to-program interface.
You find this type of object only on IBM i servers. If you must communicate between IBM i and other platforms, you must use IBM WebSphere MQ.
The data queues objects have the following characteristics:
The data queue classes support the following data queues: