Compare Apache JMeter vs. Performance Center

Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Performance Testing Tools with 5 reviews while Performance Center is ranked 3rd in Performance Testing Tools with 4 reviews. Apache JMeter is rated 8.2, while Performance Center is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Continuously offers new features and plug-ins and has valuable coding features ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Performance Center writes "Provides the performance of load test applications and reliably on good reporting". Apache JMeter is most compared with LoadRunner, BlazeMeter and LoadUI Pro, whereas Performance Center is most compared with StormRunner Load, LoadRunner and Apache JMeter. See our Apache JMeter vs. Performance Center report.
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Pros
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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We are delivering fine performance results and performance recommendations using Performance Center.IP Spoofing can be done using Performance Center.We can book load generators.It is mostly user-friendly and usable.It is also good for reporting purposes, which would be most familiar for QC and UFT users.Support is nice, quick, and responsive.We implemented through the vendor, who used highly-skilled professionals.Provides the performance of load test applications and reliably on good reporting.

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Cons
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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More real-time monitoring should be available for the system under test.Dashboard creation should be implemented, so we can get the results in a desired format.It is tough to maintain from the infrastructure side.New features have been added in latest version and need to be improved with the DevOps integration.We are expecting more flexible to use Jenkins in continuous integration going forward.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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It is a bit expensive when compared with other tools.ROI is 200%.

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JMeterMicro Focus Performance Center, HPE Performance Center
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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.

Micro Focus Performance Center is a global cross-enterprise performance testing tool which enables you to manage multiple, concurrent performance testing projects across different geographic locations without any need to travel between the locations. Performance Center administers all your internal performance testing needs. With Performance Center, you manage all aspects of large-scale performance testing projects, including resource allocation and scheduling, from a centralized location accessible through the Web. Performance Center helps streamline the testing process, reduce resource costs, and increase operating efficiency.

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Sample Customers
AOL, Orbitz, Innopath Software, PrepMe, Sapient, Corporate Express Australia, CSIRO, Ephibian, Talis, DATACOM, ALALOOP, eFusion, Panter, Sourcepole, University of Western CapeHexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company48%
Comms Service Provider11%
Retailer5%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm26%
Retailer16%
Insurance Company16%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm13%
Retailer7%
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