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Top Answer: I like the ability to flow through the source and see what happens to the data as the statements are executed. If there is a fault, it will track the event, and we can then look back to see why it may… more »
Top Answer: Their technical support could be better. There were times where, when we reported bugs, they would fix one bug but add another one. That's probably because of their support model. A lot of… more »
Top Answer: We use it for debugging COBOL programs, either online IMS programs or Bash programs.
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CA Mainframe Application Tuner (CA MAT) is designed to identify the root causes of application performance inefficiencies in your mainframe application modules.

CA MAT can help improve your application response times and identify areas where you can lower CPU consumption.

CA MAT can help your performance management teams proactively identify problems by automatically finding and prioritizing concealed tuning opportunities, initiating measurements and analyzing the results.

CA MAT features an intuitive Eclipse-based GUI that you can customize according to your needs, enabling you to group related modules for quicker referencing. It delivers application-specific delay information to help you fix problems—as well as anticipate and avoid bottlenecks before they occur. This mainframe testing solution helps organizations get proactive with mainframe performance tuning as well as:

  • Pinpoint code inefficiencies.
  • Improve customer service.
  • Meet SLAs.

Xpediter is Compuware’s mainframe application interactive debugging tool. It also offers code coverage for mainframe application analysis.

Xpediter enables developers to get into an interactive test session with minimal effort and quickly move applications into production with greater confidence.

With Xpediter, developers can:

  • See and control source code execution line by line
  • Fully understand what each individual instruction is doing
  • See and control all data variables within a test session
  • Resolve production abends without impacting program logic or risking data corruption
  • Monitor and control execution with added flexibility
  • Use Code Coverage to view documented proof that code has been executed
  • Trap transactions initiated by a remote source or a non-terminal task
  • Gain full control of testing
  • Create conditions during test to ensure execution of all code in a program
  • Work alongside other developers who are debugging application code in the same or different logical IMS systems through Xpediter’s integration with COPE IMS virtualization technology

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Sample Customers
Blue Hill Data Services
Credit Union, IMT, Chunghwa Telecom, Pitney Bowes, Helvetia
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm30%
Computer Software Company26%
Insurance Company12%
Computer Software Company36%
Financial Services Firm13%
Insurance Company11%
Comms Service Provider7%

CA Mainframe Application Tuner is ranked 8th in Mainframe Testing Tools while Compuware Xpediter is ranked 1st in Mainframe Testing Tools with 1 review. CA Mainframe Application Tuner is rated 0.0, while Compuware Xpediter is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Compuware Xpediter writes "One of the best debugging tools for mainframe software development that allows us to flow through the source and see what happens to the data". CA Mainframe Application Tuner is most compared with Compuware Strobe and IBM Application Performance Analyzer for zOS, whereas Compuware Xpediter is most compared with IBM Debug Tool, CA InterTest, Compuware Topaz Workbench, Compuware Topaz Program Analysis and IBM Application Performance Analyzer for zOS.

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