Compare Apache JMeter vs. StormRunner Load

Apache JMeter is ranked 2nd in Performance Testing Tools with 5 reviews while StormRunner Load is ranked 4th in Performance Testing Tools with 3 reviews. Apache JMeter is rated 8.2, while StormRunner Load is rated 8.6. 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 StormRunner Load writes "The best feature is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore". Apache JMeter is most compared with LoadRunner, BlazeMeter and LoadUI Pro, whereas StormRunner Load is most compared with LoadRunner, Performance Center and Apache JMeter. See our Apache JMeter vs. StormRunner Load 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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The most valuable feature is having load generators in countries where we don’t have access to them.Keeping up with DevOps, thus the best feature of StormRunner is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore.It's fast, easy to use, has a user-friendly UI, and you can split users.

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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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An area for improvement is analytics on why response times are slow from certain countries.There is a steep learning curve for the product, too.It doesn't provide custom reports. You can only use the default reports which contain irrelevant data or is missing data that we need.

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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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The pricing is very reasonable and the licensing is straightforward.

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JMeterMicro Focus StormRunner Load, HPE StormRunner Load
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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 StormRunner Load is a simple, smart and scalable solution for Agile Cloud testing. It helps you to detect performance issues and ensure that your mobile and web apps are ready for the load. It provides an Intelligent and predictive analytics for fast problem detection and scale up to millions of user in minutes from different regions.

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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 CapeN Brown Group, aHOC
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Software R&D Company49%
Comms Service Provider10%
Retailer5%
Government4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company50%
Comms Service Provider12%
Retailer6%
Government5%
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