LoadRunner vs. StormRunner Load

LoadRunner is ranked 1st in Performance Testing Tools with 7 reviews vs StormRunner Load which is ranked 3rd in Performance Testing Tools with 7 reviews. The top reviewer of LoadRunner writes "It has helped us identify performance issues well in advance". The top reviewer of StormRunner Load writes "The best feature is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore". LoadRunner is most compared with StormRunner Load, Apache JMeter and IBM Rational Performance Tester. StormRunner Load is most compared with LoadRunner, Apache JMeter and Performance Center. See our LoadRunner vs. StormRunner Load report.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Use Null Product? Share your opinion.
Find out what your peers are saying about LoadRunner vs. StormRunner Load and others in Performance Testing Tools.
301,664 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Quotes From Members Comparing LoadRunner vs. StormRunner Load

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
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.

Read more »

It's fast, easy to use, has a user-friendly UI, and you can split users.Keeping up with DevOps, thus the best feature of StormRunner is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore.This solution is SaaS based so we can utilize cloud technology, which is less time consuming and saves a lot of of money.The most valuable feature is the ability to configure browser settings for different operating systems and on different versions without the need to install every single version on each machine and to manage them.

Read more »

Read more »

Cons
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.

Read more »

It doesn't provide custom reports. You can only use the default reports which contain irrelevant data or is missing data that we need.There is a steep learning curve for the product, too.Sometimes, you are utilizing one of the low generators, then all of a sudden if you discontinue from one project, it actually deletes the entire low generator.I'd like to see more ability to dive more deeply into the configuration.

Read more »

Read more »

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.

Read more »

Information Not Available
Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Performance Testing Tools solutions are best for your needs.
301,664 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
Views
43,323
Comparisons
13,637
Reviews
7
Followers
799
Avg. Rating
8.1
Views
28,365
Comparisons
4,863
Reviews
7
Followers
640
Avg. Rating
7.6
Views
0
Comparisons
0
Reviews
1
Followers
1
Avg. Rating
5.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 21% of the time.
Compared 20% of the time.
See more LoadRunner competitors »
Compared 63% of the time.
Compared 11% of the time.
See more StormRunner Load competitors »
Compared 22% of the time.
Also Known As
Micro Focus LoadRunner, HPE LoadRunnerMicro Focus StormRunner Load, HPE StormRunner Load
Website/Video
Micro Focus
Micro Focus
Null Vendor
Overview

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.

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.

Information Not Available
OFFER
Learn more about LoadRunner
Learn more about StormRunner Load
Learn more about Null Product
Sample Customers
JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin MediaN Brown Group, aHOC
Information Not Available
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider
25%
Financial Services Firm
25%
Retailer
17%
Leisure / Travel Company
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
17%
Marketing Services Firm
11%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Insurance Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
17%
Marketing Services Firm
12%
Pharma/Biotech Company
8%
Insurance Company
6%
No Data Available
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
25%
Midsize Enterprise
11%
Large Enterprise
64%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
17%
Midsize Enterprise
22%
Large Enterprise
61%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
12%
Midsize Enterprise
35%
Large Enterprise
53%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
13%
Large Enterprise
71%
No Data Available
Find out what your peers are saying about LoadRunner vs. StormRunner Load and others in Performance Testing Tools.
Download now
301,664 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Performance Testing Tools reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.

Sign Up with Email