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Compuware APM Recognized as Trendsetter in Big Data Solutions

Compuware APM for Big Data Named a 2014 Trend-Setting Product in Data by Database Trends and Applications Magazine

Compuware Corporation has announced that Database Trends and Applications Magazine (DBTA), has named Compuware APM for Big Data a Trend-Setting Product in Data for 2014. The DBTA list recognizes the industry-leading products, platforms and services that offer breakthrough technologies that arm organizations with tools to address rapidly changing market requirements and represent a commitment to innovation.

"We are very proud to be recognized by DBTA as an industry trendsetter," said John Van Siclen, General Manager of Compuware's APM business unit. "Our commitment to innovation in application performance is what drives us, and our ability to offer the first purpose-built APM solution for big data sets us apart."

Today, companies must manage more data, faster, and from a greater range of sources than ever before. At the same time, they have a pressing need to extract insight from mountains of data quickly, and then efficiently use it to support real-time business decisions. Compuware APM solutions for Big Data were created to address these challenges by helping organizations take control and efficiently manage their big data environments.

Unlike traditional APM tools built for first-generation applications, Compuware APM for Big Data thrives in complex and dynamic environments. It pushes the boundaries of what can be monitored and managed, with features like auto-discovery components and monitoring of dependencies and hotspots in an easily deployed solution.

Benefits of Compuware APM for Big Data include:

  • Immediately detect bottlenecks, identify root-cause and reduce the costs of running Hadoop applications, speeding big data analytics and eliminating wasted hours spent collecting and sifting through thousands of logs files.
  • Handle NoSQL technologies such as HBase, Cassandra, and MongoDB with ease, managing NoSQL database performance and finding root-causes of problems when something goes wrong in a single click.
  • Tracks cluster usage on a per user basis, allowing companies to manage unexpected demand by back-charging users of the cluster.

"The data-driven demands on organizations have never been greater, and as a result, we've seen an explosion in data management interest and products," said Thomas Hogan, Group Publisher of DBTA. "This proliferation of products makes it difficult to find the ones that are actually transforming the enterprise information management industry. That is why we created the list of trend-setting products - to highlight the best products that actually produce results."

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