Compare Akamai CloudTest vs. Apache JMeter

Akamai CloudTest is ranked 10th in Performance Testing Tools with 2 reviews while Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Performance Testing Tools with 10 reviews. Akamai CloudTest is rated 7.6, while Apache JMeter is rated 7.6. 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 "Good reports and analysis capabilities with a quick initial setup". Akamai CloudTest is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, BlazeMeter and Apache JMeter, whereas Apache JMeter is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Postman and BlazeMeter. See our Akamai CloudTest vs. Apache JMeter report.
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The level of support is quite good and the integration is also very flexible.The solution is very stable.

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When there's a high number of TPS I can achieve more transactions per seconds given the hyper-limitations.The most valuable features are the integration with Jenkins and the reporting.The reports and analysis tools are very good. They are the solution's most valuable features.The most valuable feature in JMeter is the Thread Group, which helps us to see whether the performance is good.JMeter is easy to use for a user who doesn't have too much knowledge of programming or certain languages.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.

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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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JMeter output reports can be difficult to understand without training.The interface could be made more user-friendly.It's not easy to get the data from one place or to do customizations.Automation is difficult in JMeter.Considering the kinds of tests we are performing here, where we launch several tests at the same time as a batch request, JMeter is not the best tool for the job. Those kinds of things could be done easily with other tools, like T6.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.

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This is an open-source product.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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Also Known As
SOASTA CloudTestJMeter

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
Comms Service Provider30%
Software R&D Company23%
Media Company14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Financial Services Firm36%
Software R&D Company27%
Hospitality Company9%
Healthcare Company9%
Software R&D Company49%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm4%
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