Anonymous UserGlobal IT Digital Test Manager at a healthcare company
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"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."
"We are using the free version, and if required, we can easily switch to the other version."
"When comparing the price with Load Runner, and if the cost is an issue then JMeter is a better choice"
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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.
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Apache JMeter is ranked 1st in Load Testing Tools with 18 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 15th in Load Testing Tools. Apache JMeter is rated 7.6, while Silk Performer is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Apache JMeter writes "Good performance and easy to configure but could use better UI". On the other hand, Apache JMeter is most compared with Postman, BlazeMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Neotys NeoLoad and IBM Rational Performance Tester, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Neotys NeoLoad and Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional.
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