We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It is open source as well as relatively extendable. It allows us to extend and add additional functionality and features. Its deployment is also very easy."
"Very user-friendly and easy to use."
"The features that I appreciate are quite basic. It is easy to ramp up the threads and start calling the application. A lot of connectors can already be found within Apache JMeter, but we are not using the entire set because the integration between the customers and platform is based on HTTP. We are just going to produce lots of HTTP sequences."
"Scripting with the solution is good."
"I like the fact that JMeter integrates well with other tools."
"When there's a high number of TPS I can achieve more transactions per seconds given the hyper-limitations."
"The recording and playback functionality is helpful."
"The scripting ability is most valuable. It is easy to use. There is a UI, and you can go in there and figure those things out. After you've got a good set of tests, you basically have a scripted document that you can grab and execute in a pipeline. It is pretty quick to set up, and you can scale it and version control it."
"It stores good reports, as in, improved reports if compared with the SoapUI. It also has in-built security. You just need to switch and check the security testing. My team has never used it, but I know ReadyAPI provides those facilities as well."
"The installation needs some work. It could be simplified."
"The interface could be made more user-friendly."
"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."
"It's not easy to get the data from one place or to do customizations."
"Because so much is being done these days with authentication processes, a better system for either getting bearer tokens or some kind of token-based authentication prior to executing APIs would benefit the product. It is there, and you can do things. It is just not real clean at this point. There should be a better authentication process for JMeter or some automation or better guidelines for gaining and utilizing tokens on the fly."
"It has some proxy-based dependencies which require specific proxies to be set up or disabled, which causes problems."
"Currently, the integration pipeline is implemented by using Jenkins or a similar tool platform. These are continuous integration tools. As far as I know, integration is done by using custom scripts. It would be good if the integration with a continuous integration pipeline, like Jenkins or Hudson, can be done out of the box without using a script."
"You really need a technical team in order to really utilize the product."
"This is an area for improvement with the tool. We unnecessarily use JMeter for some website testing, which we would like to avoid by introducing this tool for API and load testing because it provides load testing features."
"I haven't looked into it. Most of our projects are nonprofit or grant-based. Everything is public commons, so we don't really have to worry about that so much."
"When comparing the price with Load Runner, and if the cost is an issue then JMeter is a better choice"
"We are using the free version, and if required, we can easily switch to the other version."
"This is an open-source product."
"In terms of open-source adoption, it is completely free."
"I was using the free version of the software."
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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.
Speed is just as important as accuracy when it comes to APIs. A slow API can grind the user experience to a halt, but you don't have to wait for things to go live before understanding how they will behave under heavy load.
With LoadUI Pro, you can reuse your functional API tests built on the industry's #1 open-source based API testing tool, SoapUI Pro to speed testing and reduce the time it takes you to deploy high performance REST and SOAP web services.
Apache JMeter is ranked 1st in Performance Testing Tools with 16 reviews while LoadUI Pro is ranked 11th in Performance Testing Tools with 1 review. Apache JMeter is rated 7.6, while LoadUI Pro is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Easy to learn, and free to use but could be more user-friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of LoadUI Pro writes "Facilitates load testing, operational volume testing, and spike testing for the APIs". Apache JMeter is most compared with Postman, BlazeMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, ReadyAPI and IBM Rational Performance Tester, whereas LoadUI Pro is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Tricentis NeoLoad, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and BlazeMeter.
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