Comparex

Keep your mainframe data consistent and accurate.

Mantenete i vostri dati mainframe coerenti e accurati
Comparex (formerly Serena Comparex) is the only intelligent mainframe file comparison tool that compares changes to data, text, and directory files in a single product. Compare files on z/OS, z/VM, and z/VSE platforms via both ISPF and batch interfaces.
Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike
Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike

Comparex offers a wide variety of control parameters to meet the needs of all users, from beginners to experts. Learn more.

Comprehensive file and data support
Comprehensive file and data support

Comparex is the only software comparison tool that includes text, data, and directory functionality so you can quickly and accurately validate changes and improve application development. Learn more.

Fast, accurate reports
Fast, accurate reports

Comparex finds and isolates differences in text files and highlights them in an easy-to-scan delta report. Learn more.

Generate test data
Generate test data

Improve testing quality by using actual production data. Production data can be filtered to extract a subset of records for testing purposes. Learn more.

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  • Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike

    Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike

    Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike

    Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike

    Comparex offers a wide variety of control parameters to meet the needs of all users, from beginners to experts. Since Comparex is accessible via an online ISPF interface or through batch execution, even novice users find it easy to take full advantage of advanced comparison functions to ensure repeatable validation across all applications.

    Flexible and easy to use for beginners and experts alike
  • Comprehensive file and data support

    Comprehensive file and data support

    Comprehensive file and data support

    Comprehensive file and data support

    Comparex is the only software comparison tool that includes text, data, and directory functionality so you can quickly and accurately validate changes and improve application development.

    • Compare any file type. Perform fast, accurate comparisons of libraries, directories, sequential files, or databases.
    • Parse copybooks. Produce accurate keyword layouts from COBOL, Assembler, PL/I or DCLGEN copybooks.
    • Compare directory members. Compare directories for member names on PDS or PDS/E libraries.
    Comprehensive file and data support
  • Fast, accurate reports

    Fast, accurate reports

    Fast, accurate reports

    Fast, accurate reports

    Comparex finds and isolates differences in text files and highlights them in an easy-to-scan delta report. With over fifty keyword options, you can tailor the comparison criteria to meet your exact reporting requirements.

    • Display differences down to the byte or half-byte level – no matter how long the record is or how big the file is
    • Create change decks to save differences detected to a separate file (change deck) in CA-PANVALET, CA-LIBRARIAN, IEBUPDTE, or ChangeMan ZMF format
    • Convert formats automatically to compare data fields of various types
    • Choose from over 50 options for report formatting, including alphanumeric and hexadecimal display
    Fast, accurate reports
  • Generate test data

    Generate test data

    Generate test data

    Generate test data

    Improve testing quality by using actual production data. Production data can be filtered to extract a subset of records for testing purposes.

    Generate test data
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