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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.
Test Asset reusability for performance monitoring
Silk Performer can considerably speed up testing cycles by allowing you to reuse your existing functional tests. Use Silk Test® or Selenium for performance testing and synthetic monitoring purposes as well.
Integrated scalability from the Cloud
Silk Performer load testing enables your applications for 'battle readiness' that can withstand massive, global usage. Easily simulate any size peak-load and avoid costly investments in stress testing hardware and setup.
Monitor user experience with advanced diagnostics
Detect, isolate, and resolve performance issues with effective end-to-end diagnostics. Design scripts to uncover errors from the user’s perspective and analyze results with easy to read visual reporting.
A leading web support for load and stress testing
Validate performance of your most complex web applications and efficiently create comprehensive tests that reflect real world conditions and usage patterns.
Comprehensive mobile performance testing
Lower the cost and complexity of testing mobile web and mobile native applications at scale. Silk Performer provides a complete set of profiles for all popular mobile devices, application types, and connection speeds.
Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is ranked 2nd in Load Testing Tools with 13 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 15th in Load Testing Tools. Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is rated 8.0, while Silk Performer is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional writes "Very good controller and a market leader, but not cost effective for small business". On the other hand, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, Neotys NeoLoad, Apache JMeter and Silk Test, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and Neotys NeoLoad.
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