Compare Akamai CloudTest vs. Apache JMeter

Akamai CloudTest is ranked 9th in Performance Testing Tools with 2 reviews while Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Performance Testing Tools with 5 reviews. Akamai CloudTest is rated 7.6, while Apache JMeter is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Akamai CloudTest writes "Helps to cater to on-demand capacity and load and is easy to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Continuously offers new features and plug-ins and has valuable coding features ". Akamai CloudTest is most compared with BlazeMeter, LoadRunner and Apache JMeter, whereas Apache JMeter is most compared with LoadRunner, BlazeMeter and LoadUI Pro. See our Akamai CloudTest vs. Apache JMeter report.
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Pros
The level of support is quite good and the integration is also very flexible.The solution is very stable.

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The most valuable feature for us is the available information on the forums and to be able to discuss and get answers from the people that are involved in using this tool.The ease of use is the solution's most valuable feature. Also, the ability to easily create test cases is also very good. It's easy to just ramp up on the solution.API testing, Database Testing, and MQ testing can be done with ease.The solution offers a lot of plug-ins and a huge continuously developing community that is regularly offering new features and plug-ins.The solution is free. You don't need to worry about licensing costs.

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Akamai cloud test integration into our current CI/CD pipelines (i.e.) identify and resolve the issues during the sprint phase which helps in delivering an absolute product and reduces time to market/release.The test clip should be more user-friendly.

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There is some work to be done with the integration.In future releases, it would be helpful if there was an integration with ALM Octane.The tool should be made a bit more robust, and better support should be made available.The solution could use some sort of educational features to offer tips and hints to help users navigate it better. They should improve the manuals and help files.The user interface is a little bit tricky.

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This is an open-source solution, and there are no fees.I switched to Apache because it is free. Other tools are much too expensive and can cost up to $50,000 a year if you are looking at commercial options.Free

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SOASTA CloudTestJMeter
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Overview

Soasta's CloudTest rapidly builds realistic test scenarios using real user data, then tests, analyzes and repairs faster. CloudTest's visual test environment and real-time analytics test your website, mobile app and api backend to give you a streaming view of all your performance data while tests run from back-end systems to front end performance.

Apache JMeter may be used to test performance both on static and dynamic resources, Web dynamic applications. It can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server, group of servers, network or object to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types.

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Sample Customers
Chester ZooAOL, Orbitz, Innopath Software, PrepMe, Sapient, Corporate Express Australia, CSIRO, Ephibian, Talis, DATACOM, ALALOOP, eFusion, Panter, Sourcepole, University of Western Cape
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider32%
Media Company16%
Software R&D Company16%
Financial Services Firm10%
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Software R&D Company48%
Comms Service Provider11%
Retailer5%
Government4%
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