Hiperstation for VTAM's advanced record capabilities allow you to capture user transactions. The organizational record capability lets you capture any 3270 terminal activity. Further, Hiperstation enhances the creation and maintenance of the test data environment with data management capabilities.
With Hiperstation for VTAM, you can re-execute previously recorded sessions in a simulated production environment. You can play back your test scripts in slow motion, full-speed interactive mode or unattended mode. Hiperstation provides unparalleled capabilities for controlling and executing realistic performance or volume tests. Hiperstation for VTAM's script processors add flexibility to the testing process by significantly expanding its playback facility.
Test results analysis
To increase accuracy and efficiency in analyzing test results, Hiperstation for VTAM automatically compares the output of the current playback session with that of the recorded session.
Hiperstation for VTAM's advanced documentation capabilities allow you to track the results of your testing activities for audit purposes.
Integration with other Compuware products
Testing with Hiperstation, in combination with other QACenter and File-AID products, reduces the time usually required for testing from days to hours. Key integration points include the following:
An interface between Hiperstation for VTAM and Compuware's File-AID products helps position test data for re-execution by making it possible to invoke File-AID browse, edit, backup, restore and extract functions from Hiperstation for VTAM's record or playback/compare screens.
Hiperstation for VTAM test scripts can be automatically executed through QADirector.
Hiperstation for VTAM's integration with Hiperstation+ makes it possible for users to perform mainframe application testing from the convenience of their PC—this capability is especially important for less-technical analysts.