Compuware to Speak on Big Data Performance at QCon San Francisco 2012 Conference

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DETROIT, Nov. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that Michael Kopp, a Technology Strategist for Compuware's application performance management (APM) business, will present a session titled: "Speeding Up Big Data Processing? Beyond Just Adding Hardware" at the QCon San Francisco 2012 Conference.

Session Title: "Speeding Up Big Data Processing? Beyond Just Adding Hardware"
When: Thursday, November 8, 2012
Time: 2:50 p.m. Pacific Time
Where: QCon San Francisco 2012 Conference, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco
There are many Hadoop distributions, each promising faster processing than the next. Additionally, nearly every day a new NoSQL solution promises unprecedented performance.
What: During this session, attendees will learn:
• why performance is still driven by applications and users; and
• how to approach performance by going beyond just adding hardware or adjusting configuration knobs on big data solutions, to addressing the issue at its core.

Michael Kopp is a technology strategist in the Compuware APM center of excellence and has more than 10 years of experience as an architect and developer in the Java/JEE space. Additionally, Kopp specializes in architecture and performance of large-scale production deployments with a special focus on virtualization and cloud.

Compuware is a silver sponsor of the QCon San Francisco 2012 Conference and will exhibit there, November 7-9 at booth #18.

Compuware APM® is the industry's leading solution for optimizing the performance of web, non-web, mobile, streaming and cloud applications. Driven by end-user experience, Compuware APM provides the market's only unified APM coverage across the entire application delivery chain—from the edge of the internet through the cloud to the datacenter. Compuware APM helps customers deliver proactive problem resolution for greater customer satisfaction, accelerate time-to-market for new application functionality and reduce application management costs through smarter analytics and advanced APM automation.

With more than 4,000 APM customers worldwide, Compuware is recognized as a leader in the "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" report. To read more about Compuware's leadership in the APM market, click here.

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