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"The solution is free. You don't need to worry about licensing costs.""The solution offers a lot of plug-ins and a huge continuously developing community that is regularly offering new features and plug-ins.""API testing, Database Testing, and MQ testing can be done with ease.""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.""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.""JMeter is easy to use for a user who doesn't have too much knowledge of programming or certain languages.""The most valuable feature in JMeter is the Thread Group, which helps us to see whether the performance is good.""The most valuable features are the integration with Jenkins and the reporting."

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"It has helped us simulate heavy load situations so we can fix performance issues ahead of time.""BlazeMeter has allowed us to simplify and speed up our load testing process.""I really like the recording because when I use the JMeter the scripting a lot of recording it takes me a lot of time to get used to. The BlazeMeter the recording is quick.""They have good support documentation and when we have contacted them, they helped to guide us."

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"The user interface is a little bit tricky.""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 tool should be made a bit more robust, and better support should be made available.""In future releases, it would be helpful if there was an integration with ALM Octane.""There is some work to be done with the integration.""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.""Automation is difficult in JMeter.""The interface could be made more user-friendly."

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"My only complaint is about the technical support, where sometimes I found that they would not read into and understand the details of my question before answering it.""A possible improvement could be the integration with APM tools.""In terms of improvement, I would like to have the ability to customize reports.""Having more options for customization would be helpful."

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"Free""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.""This is an open-source solution, and there are no fees.""This is an open-source product.""I was using the free version of the software.""In terms of open-source adoption, it is completely free."

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"The licensing fees are billed on a monthly basis and they cost approximately $100 for the basic plan."

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Top Answer: When there's a high number of TPS I can achieve more transactions per seconds given the hyper-limitations.
Top Answer: We have some scenarios for diameter load testing where TPS requirements are very high, 30K or 40K TPS. In the telco area, this is for simulating mobile usage. However, diameter load testing can be… more »
Top Answer: I really like the recording because when I use the JMeter the scripting a lot of recording it takes me a lot of time to get used to. The BlazeMeter the recording is quick.
Top Answer: In terms of improvement, I would like it to have the ability to customize reports.
Top Answer: Our primary use case is to create processes for performance. I created a one time function and implemented it for 1,000 users.
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Overview

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.

CA BlazeMeter ensures delivery of high-performance software by enabling DevOps teams to quickly and easily run open-source-based performance tests against any mobile app, website or API at massive scale to validate performance at every stage of software delivery. The rapidly growing CA BlazeMeter community has more than 100,000 developers and includes prominent global brands such as Adobe, Atlassian, Gap, NBC Universal, Pfizer and Walmart as customers. Founded in 2011, the company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., with its research and development in Tel Aviv.
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AOL, Orbitz, Innopath Software, PrepMe, Sapient, Corporate Express Australia, CSIRO, Ephibian, Talis, DATACOM, ALALOOP, eFusion, Panter, Sourcepole, University of Western CapeDIRECTV, GAP, MIT, NBCUniversal, Pfizer, StubHub
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Find out what your peers are saying about Apache JMeter vs. BlazeMeter and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
448,290 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Performance Testing Tools with 12 reviews while BlazeMeter is ranked 7th in Performance Testing Tools with 6 reviews. Apache JMeter is rated 7.6, while BlazeMeter is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Good reports and analysis capabilities with a quick initial setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of BlazeMeter writes "Enables us to monitor our application instances as well as our database to see where the bottlenecks are". Apache JMeter is most compared with Postman, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, LoadUI Pro, Neotys NeoLoad and Katalon Studio, whereas BlazeMeter is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, Neotys NeoLoad, Tricentis Flood and Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise. See our Apache JMeter vs. BlazeMeter report.

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