Did You Know? Webcast Series

Did You Know? Webcast Series

Learn More About Your Compuware Tools

How much do you know about your Compuware tools? Probably a lot, but there’s always room to learn more. Especially when we’re continuously delivering enhancements and new Agile DevOps functionality to our product suite to help you become more productive and efficient.

To help you stay aware of what modern features are available in your Compuware products, we started a new webcast series called “Did You Know?” Each month, our product experts from the field will break down the Compuware products they know best, revealing some of the most beneficial components, best practices and design aspects you should be taking advantage in the tools you use.

On-demand Webcasts

Ready to learn something new? Choose from the videos below and start watching.

Compuware Account Consultant Jim Young and Solution Consultant Mike Wingfield highlight and demo key aspects of Compuware Strobe’s integrations with other application performance management solutions to help reduce R4HA, MLC, long-running, high CPU batch and high CPU usage in online workloads and DDF.
Learn more about how Strobe integrates with:

  • Compuware Topaz Workbench for full-function, browser-based iStrobe access
  • Compuware ThruPut Manager for batch system performance management
  • BMC CAzE to launch iStrobe during R4HA drill-down for deeper analysis
  • BMC MainView and Cisco AppDynamics for mainframe performance monitoring
  • ConicIT for mainframe behavioral analytics

Compuware Sr. Solution Engineer Ed Gannaway and Account Consultant Ward Matthews share tips and tricks for using Compuware Xpediter within Topaz Workbench.

Highlights include:

  • Setup an Xpediter test session in Topaz
  • Execute several “right-click” Xpediter commands in Topaz
  • Leverage Topaz to remember breakpoints and watch variables
  • Use Xpediter’s record and playback capabilities to resolve abends and shorten test cycles
  • Perform program analysis tasks with Xpediter and Topaz, including: Runtime Visualizer; navigating code with outline view; logic flow and data flow
  • Take advantage of Abend-AID diagnosis information with one click
  • Use Xpediter Code Coverage to confirm all new or modified code has been tested

Client Manager Terry Capriotti and Field Technical Solution Consultant Dave Kartzman discuss the extensive capbilities of Abend-AID. In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Web-based report access
  • Real-time reporting (nearly 100 different reports available)
  • Ability to report on non-abend faults
  • Filter events, generate emails, etc. through rules
  • Immediate email fault notifications
  • Schedule reports to be delivered
  • Access actual Abend-AID reports

Compuware Field Technical Solutions Consultant Ed Gannaway and Western Region Account Consultant Scott Smith discuss the evolution of Compuware’s Source Support. In this webinar you will hear why it’s important and how to implement Compuware Source Support best practices and achieve:

    • Access to source code to resolve abends, debug, analyze performance
    • Reduced or eliminated DDIO maintenance
    • Improved ability to debug applications

Compuware Sr. Solution Engineer Yvette Santana and Account Consultant Andy Hocker highlight useful features in Topaz Workbench, Compuware’s Eclipse-based IDE, that help you mainstream the mainframe.

Learn about:

  • Using Host Explorer to allocate datasets, copy LPAR-to-LPAR and more
  • Using visible and right-click context menus
  • Rearranging and resetting perspectives
  • Using JES Explorer to filter and list job outputs
  • Migrating, creating and working on projects
  • Accessing Compuware DevOps tools through Topaz Workbench

Compuware Field Technical Solutions Consultant Robin Fuller and Product Manager Kevin Corbett highlight the top 10 coolest features of File-AID’s Eclipse interface:

  • Browse/Edit VSAM files and DB2 tables simultaneously
  • Column filter/sort and freeze/unfreeze
  • Select fields for display
  • Save and easily reuse File-AID/Eclipse requests
  • Easy Hex editing of data
  • Graphical file compare results
  • Search for data patterns across multiple files
  • Allocate new datasets
  • Host-to-host dataset copy

Account Consultant Bill Clayton, Solution Consultant Greg Lackey and Product Manager Irene Ford share tips and tricks for using the Compuware Test Data Privacy solution to create and secure realistic high quality test data.

Highlights include:

  • Simple data obfuscation
  • Test data cleansing, masking and validation
  • What differentiates Compuware from our competitors
  • Dynamic obfuscation
  • Modernized GUI with role based security and centralized controls
  • Consistent test data privacy for mainframe and distributed applications

Product Manager John Crossno and Account Consultant Mike Bassett highlight tips and tricks for using Compuware Application Audit to help your Information Security auditors detect and report on potential insider threats and maintain regulatory compliance.

Learn how Application Audit can:

  • Detect and report on potential insider threats
  • Deepen analysis of mainframe intelligence
  • Maintain compliance with regulations
  • Independently determine which users and applications to monitor for malicious behavior