Most Helpful Review
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable feature is that you can create an infrastructure on-demand and do performance testing with it."
"The usability and ability to integrate with other solutions is quite good. When I use it in on Azure, then Red Hat is the most likely solution I use. When I use AWS, then I tend to use Lambda functions. In either case, it works well and you can use it either way."
"The most valuable feature is that we do not have to accommodate the load-testing infrastructure in our own data center."
"The record and playback feature is the most valuable feature. It's all driven by the script, so it's a script-based tool where the background tracing starts. Java's background process does a lot of tracing. The process starts in the background. It sees what peaks of volumes that the process can handle. It's easy to use because it's script based, record, and playback. I"
"It has helped teams within our organization become more aware of the testing requirements in terms of risk and priority."
"The solution is script-less, so you don't need IT knowledge to use the solution in an operational way. This is the most valuable feature. It's also only one of two or three tools that can do good automation on SAP, and in my opinion, it's the best of those."
"The Model-Based Test Automation is the most valuable feature, where you can create reusable components. Even though we are using a scriptless automation tool, there still needs to be an understanding of how to create reusable components and how to keep refactoring and how to keep regression, the test scripts, at an okay level. We are coupling Tosca with some other risk-based testing tools, as well, but automation is primarily what we're using Tosca for, the scriptless, model-based technology which is driving automation for us."
"This solution is easy to use for everybody, including those who are not IT-educated."
"Tosca BI is important to make sure that our data integrity is in check and validated; to make sure our data is good. Our data is the number-one important driver for our company, so if that's not good, we have some big problems."
"We like the fact that it works across mobile, desktop, web, and APIs. Due to this, the solution has a broad range of applications."
"This tool is very easy to use and I think that anyone can come in, having no experience with it, and within four to six months be comfortable with it."
"The feature that I have found the most valuable is the recovery and cleanup process. Suppose there is a list of test cases and one test case has failed, it should not impact the other test cases. We can reuse the same test case. We can change the configuration of parameters and then use the test cases on the same thing. So, that's a useful thing. Otherwise, we have to use the cleanup process. Another useful feature is to have our own library files. We can create our objects in the libraries and reuse them. There is no need to create duplicate data for that. They have been giving some enhancements recently which means integration is also there. They've integrated with different software like Jenkins, Bamboo. So, we can also create pipeline points. They have recently given SAP and everything, which is very useful."
"Improvements to the reporting would be good."
"I don't know of any features that should be added. The solution isn't lacking anything at this point."
"There are three modules in the system that are different products packaged into one, and they can sometimes be difficult to figure out, so they should be better integrated with each other."
"I would like for there to be better integration with other tools so that when you do load testing you can also do a security check."
"Not being able to mask test data in relation to testing data management, in my opinion, is also a limitation."
"The solution should work with the Linux platform. Right now, it only runs on Windows."
"There have been some setbacks because of upgrades. While Tosca has been around for a while, Tricentis has catered to smaller clients and I don't think they have done such a large, at-scale transition or transformation before or worked with a company like ours, which is doing an enterprise-wide transformation. When we go to their customer advisory-board meetings, upgrades have been an issue. They have been working a lot to make upgrades seamless."
"I would like to be able to manage different projects in one repository or have better data exchange between repositories."
"The main area where there is room for improvement is how they do upgrades. Going through this current upgrade, we were delayed a month because we are using a third-party tool. It's called Tosca Connect by Tasktop. When this latest upgrade broke that relationship between the two, it took Tricentis a month to come back with a workable solution... Their whole upgrade process needs to be better and cleaner, from an end-user standpoint."
"The solution needs to improve its simulation of mobile environments. Right now, that aspect is really lacking."
"I would like to see better integration with other testing tools."
"It would be of great help if they can fix the loading or performance issues. Sometimes, when I create the test case folder and test cases, it feels like it has loading or performance issues. When passing the objects, we can't sometimes find the exact element. We need to find out that exact location and just give the path for that, and then it works. In the pipeline, when creating Jenkins, we create the list execution for passing the execution list to the commander. I feel it is a bit late, by a fraction of seconds. I first thought it could be my mistake or a setting issue, but I worked on that, and it's not a mistake or a setting issue."
Pricing and Cost Advice
"There is no monthly or yearly cost but rather, the fees are based on the amount of traffic that you use."
"Tricentis Tosca may be relatively on the higher side in terms of pricing, but their sales rep can give pretty decent deals when asked."
"We have around 200 [concurrent] licenses and the cost around $1.4 million a year."
"I am satisfied with the cost."
"My understanding is that it's an expensive product, although I don't know the specifics with regards to pricing."
"I would like to see better costing packs. There are several features but USD $11,000 for one license is expensive."
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is that you can create an infrastructure on-demand and do performance testing with it.
Top Answer: Improvements to the reporting would be good. Technical support can be improved.
Top Answer: I have been using LoadRunner Cloud for performance testing.
Top Answer: From a reliability standpoint, we have Tosca setup with DEX to check some of our production apps to ensure they are up and running. We did this because we were noticing that some of our… more »
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|StormRunner Load, LoadRunner Cloud, Micro Focus StormRunner Load, HPE StormRunner Load|
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.
Tricentis Tosca specializes in enabling large enterprises to improve the quality of their applications by equipping them to optimize, manage, and automate their software testing.
Tosca's model-based approach to software test automation enables enterprises to achieve high automation rates while maximizing business risk coverage.
Tricentis Tosca also provides market-leading test case design and planning capabilities, test data provisioning, service virtualization, mobile testing, and more.
Tosca is fully compatible with other testing solutions and Application Lifecycle Management products. Tricentis also offers uniquely designed testing solutions for SAP, ServiceNow, Trax, Avaloq, and Oracle.
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Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is ranked 3rd in Performance Testing Tools with 4 reviews while Tricentis Tosca is ranked 1st in Functional Testing Tools with 13 reviews. Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is rated 7.8, while Tricentis Tosca is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud writes "Offers good record and playback and endurance features ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tricentis Tosca writes "Having a regression suite that we can run gives us a high level of confidence in the changes we are making". Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Apache JMeter, BlazeMeter and Selenium HQ, whereas Tricentis Tosca is most compared with Micro Focus UFT One, SmartBear TestComplete, Worksoft Certify, Selenium HQ and Tricentis qTest.
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