Compare CA Mainframe Application Tuner vs. IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS

CA Mainframe Application Tuner is ranked 4th in Mainframe Testing Tools with 1 review while IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS is ranked 7th in Mainframe Testing Tools. CA Mainframe Application Tuner is rated 8.0, while IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS is rated 0. The top reviewer of CA Mainframe Application Tuner writes "DB2 feature enables us to find the source of performance problems in our environment". On the other hand, CA Mainframe Application Tuner is most compared with Compuware Strobe and IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS, whereas IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS is most compared with Compuware Strobe and CA Mainframe Application Tuner.
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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.

IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS measures and reports how applications use available resources. This easy to use tool helps you identify system constraints and improve application performance.

Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS:

  • Helps you maximize the performance of your existing applications and improve response time of online transactions and batch turnaround times.
  • Gives you the information needed to isolate performance problems in applications and test the effect of increased workloads on your systems.
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports the performance of CICS, Assembler, COBOL, PL/I, C/C++, DB2, IMS WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Application Server applications.
  • Collects samples from the monitored address space and analyzes the system or resource application usage of CPU, DASD, I/O or the total address space.
  • Features online analysis reports that can be created as PDF or XML files, so that you can view them on workstations or transfer them easily to other applications.
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