Compuware today announced deep enhancements to Compuware Strobe, new innovations to the Compuware Workbench and improvements to the way IT teams collaborate when resolving application expectations and performance problems. These new integrations and enhancements help developers become more productive and efficient in complex application development environments.

Compuware Strobe:
Compuware Strobe, a key component of Compuware APM for Mainframe,  helps customers identify application inefficiencies. Enhancements include a new interface that utilizes advanced Web technologies in order to provide a simpler navigation path to the root cause; improved DB2 reporting; improved strobe advisor; increased visibility into business transactions; and enhanced SMF record collection.

“Our staff will be able to pinpoint the root cause of an application problem faster and more easily with iStrobe’s sorting and filtering capabilities. We also anticipate saving on CPU usage because of Strobe’s ability to generate an SQL analysis report on demand without first having to take a Strobe measurement, “said Mariusz Dąbek, Team Leader, PKO Bank Polski. “Additionally, more comprehensive DB2 reporting means we’ll get access to the critical data we need so we can solve application issues more quickly.”

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Compuware Workbench:
Compuware Workbench, a modern, intuitive Eclipse-based mainframe development environment, is a dynamic solution making application development, testing and tuning faster and more efficient for developers around the world. Improvements include more powerful search and edit capabilities; file-AID search, file-AID data editor; z/OS Unix file support; time-saving copybook support; more flexibility when debugging programs; and code coverage.

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Compuware APM for Mainframe and Developer Productivity solutions:
Compuware has united Compuware APM for Mainframe with its industry-leading Developer Productivity solutions in order to break down barriers between development, quality assurance and operation teams.


The Workbench and Strobe’s deeper integration with Compuware APM for Mainframe and Developer Productivity solutions enable the automated capture of detailed information about an application problem–including Strobe measurements and deep-dive analysis–that allow development to re-create the issue, debug the code and ultimately come up with a solution more quickly.

A webinar, hosted by Compuware and IBM Systems Magazine, will take place on Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. EST to highlight how this new functionality improves collaboration, quality and time-to-market. Register for the even here.

More information can be found here.