Compare Apache JMeter vs. Silk Performer

Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Load Testing Tools with 10 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 22nd in Load Testing Tools. Apache JMeter is rated 7.6, while Silk Performer is rated 0. The top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Good reports and analysis capabilities with a quick initial setup". On the other hand, Apache JMeter is most compared with Postman, BlazeMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, LoadUI Pro and Neotys NeoLoad, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional and Neotys NeoLoad.
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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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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.

Test Asset reusability for performance monitoring
Silk Performer can considerably speed up testing cycles by allowing you to reuse your existing functional tests. Use Silk Test® or Selenium for performance testing and synthetic monitoring purposes as well.

Cloud in
Integrated scalability from the Cloud
Silk Performer load testing enables your applications for 'battle readiness' that can withstand massive, global usage. Easily simulate any size peak-load and avoid costly investments in stress testing hardware and setup.

Retina scan
Monitor user experience with advanced diagnostics
Detect, isolate, and resolve performance issues with effective end-to-end diagnostics. Design scripts to uncover errors from the user’s perspective and analyze results with easy to read visual reporting.

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A leading web support for load and stress testing
Validate performance of your most complex web applications and efficiently create comprehensive tests that reflect real world conditions and usage patterns.

Comprehensive mobile performance testing
Lower the cost and complexity of testing mobile web and mobile native applications at scale. Silk Performer provides a complete set of profiles for all popular mobile devices, application types, and connection speeds.

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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 CapeUniversity of Colorado, Medidata, Monash University
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Financial Services Firm33%
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Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
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Media Company5%
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