LoadRunner vs. Neotys NeoLoad

As of March 2019, LoadRunner is ranked 1st in Performance Testing Tools with 5 reviews vs Neotys NeoLoad which is ranked 4th in Performance Testing Tools with 5 reviews. The top reviewer of LoadRunner writes "It has helped us identify performance issues well in advance". The top reviewer of Neotys NeoLoad writes "several key features: Jenkins integration, infrastructure monitoring, and results analysis". LoadRunner is most compared with StormRunner Load, Apache JMeter and Neotys NeoLoad. Neotys NeoLoad is most compared with LoadRunner, Apache JMeter and BlazeMeter. See our LoadRunner vs. Neotys NeoLoad report.
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Enables us to test most of the products and projects that we have across all the different technologies, without having to look at other tools.The number of protocols that it supports, and especially, for example, when it talks about SAP GUI-based performance testing.The ability to do multithreading. That's available in any performance testing tool, but the number of protocols that this particular tool supports has been very good.The capabilities and flexibility of the Controller, the ability to monitor the systems under test, and the comprehensive results Analysis which saves a great deal of time.

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It is a good source for load, stress and performance testing.It helped in achieving the testing of on-premise applications, as well as cloud-based applications, without much difficulty.NeoLoad is best tool for testing in production without making many changes to the script or solution.There are several key features, including Jenkins integration, infrastructure monitoring, and results analysis.In my opinion, correlation of dynamic data is the most important advantage of this tool.

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We still have some issues with integration with things like SiteScope which, obviously, being another HPE product should be very straightforward, but there are always issues around that.You should be able to use LoadRunner as a single platform. You should be able to have browser based access. You should be able to run enterprise tests.If the support of the protocols was the same throughout the other protocols and it was there evenly, then I would rate the product higher.More guidance on the use of the Tru Client protocol which is used for Web interfaces.

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It needs improvement with post-production.NeoLoad does not support Citrix-based applications.It needs improvements in the UI. It's currently not as friendly as it should be.It would be good to make some updates on the reporting side.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I would still consider LoadRunner as an expensive tool and you get a LoadRunner and the Performance Center.The cost depends greatly on the needs of the testing engagement.

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It is cheaper than other solutions.The licensing cost is less compared to other licensing performance testing tools.The pricing is fair for high-volume licensing.Licence cost is very attractive compared to other vendor tools and also there are many license alternatives.

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Also Known As
Micro Focus LoadRunner, HPE LoadRunnerNeoLoad
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LoadRunner is the Micro Focus industry-standard software solution for application performance and load testing. LoadRunner stresses your entire system to isolate and identify potential client, network, and server bottlenecks, supporting performance testing of new technologies together with your existing, legacy applications.

The NeoLoad load and performance testing tool for web and mobile apps realistically simulates user activity and monitors infrastructure behavior to eliminate bottlenecks. It covers all performance testing from component and automated tests to system-wide hybrid-cloud load tests.

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Sample Customers
JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin MediaDell, H&R Block, Best Buy, Orange, Verizon Wireless, ING, Mazda, Siemens, University of Oxford
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Financial Services Firm16%
Insurance Company14%
Software R&D Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
Financial Services Firm8%
Find out what your peers are saying about LoadRunner vs. Neotys NeoLoad and other solutions. Updated: March 2019.
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