LONDON, Sept. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that its customer, runtastic GmbH, a leading platform for sports and fitness users around the globe, will present a session titled: " What it Takes to Keep the World Running - Managing Mobile Application Performance at runtastic ," at the Velocity Europe 2012 Conference. During this session, Christian Kaar, co-founder and CTO Mobile for runtastic will discuss how a new generation of APM— Compuware APM ® —is helping to improve the performance of runtastic's mobile applications in the cloud. Session Title: What it Takes to Keep the World Running - Managing Mobile Application Performance at runtastic Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012 Time: 9:40 a.m. UK Time Where: King's Suite, Hilton London Metropole, 225 Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU Why: runtastic's mobile apps have been downloaded more than 12 million times, but along the way the company has had to cope with operational and performance challenges. This session will provide an insight into some of these key challenges and how the company has improved performance for the end-user. What: During this session, attendees will hear about runtastic's top three performance challenges and how they addressed them, which includes:
- crash reports and why they don't make users happy;
- how Facebook brought down runtastic's applications;
- what it means to have millions of blind spots in applications operation; and
- how a new generation APM system is helping improve performance of runtastic's mobile applications.