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Pros
"The initial setup and installation of the software were very easy and straightforward.""The solution is quite stable.""The load testing, reporting, and scripting features are all valuable features.""I like the user interface. I like the way we can divide our scenarios and can tune them. The integration with the quality center is great. These features are really good.""I think that analytics is very good and that the analytics features are very powerful.""The reporting mechanism is a valuable feature that generates good reports.""The most useful aspect of the solution is that it provides agents in different geographic locations.""It has good protocol coverage."

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"The most valuable aspects of the solution are the font, size, and interface."

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Cons
"Sometimes we are not be able to click on some of the buttons due to the screen mismatching and compatibility issues.""I guess scalability becomes a problem when you use things like TruClients.""The solution needs to reduce its pricing. Right now, it's quite expensive.""The solution uses a lot of memory and then it dies. It's difficult to work with the solution sometimes when you run a scenario it dies. They need to make the solution lighter somehow.""I would like to have better support for adding more users per load generator.""The debugging capability should be improved.""The solution is very costly. The cost is very high, especially considering a lot of other resources are available now and they are less expensive. For a small organization, it is very difficult to sustain the costs involved in having the solution or the related fees""The product is not stable and reliable in the version we are currently using."

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"The charts need to be more detailed and customizable."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing fees are based on the number of users.""It is competing with other products that may cost significantly less or may be available as open-source. Because of that it is relatively expensive.""LoadRunner Professional is an expensive product.""This is not a cheap product.""There is a licensing cost that is expensive."

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Top Answer: The solution can handle a huge amount of workloads, it's quite scalable.
Top Answer: There is a licensing cost that is expensive. There is also the Enterprise version of the software which allows other features that the Professional does not, such as, license sharing.
Top Answer: My team members predominately used the product to do development but I don't think it needs anything in a way of improvements.
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2nd
out of 23 in Load Testing Tools
Views
12,960
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9,510
Reviews
12
Average Words per Review
449
Rating
7.9
10th
out of 23 in Load Testing Tools
Views
2,593
Comparisons
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
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Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Micro Focus LoadRunner, HPE LoadRunner, LoadRunner
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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.

Telerik Test Studio is an innovative and easy-to-use automated web, WPF and load testing solution. Test Studio tests support essential technologies like ASP.NET AJAX, Silverlight, PHP and MVC. Test Studio functional testing is a comprehensive yet cost-effective automated testing suite. Users can complete tasks quickly and easily with the product's point-and-click interface, which is augmented by Telerik-exclusive features like a visual storyboard and 3D element selection. Test Studio also offers script-less test automation for Silverlight applications. Test Studio load tests allow users to capture quickly capture, multiply and replay complex web traffic. Record HTTP traffic from desktop browsers, mobile devices and web services, and replay traffic with hundreds or thousands of virtual users spread across multiple machines. Fine-tune your load scenario with data binding, user authentication, and dynamic targets. Test Studio Mobile is an intuitive and easy to use test automation solution for Mobile application testing. Create tests once and test across multiple devices and OS's. The point and click functionality allows users to capture quickly and replay complex mobile testing functionality. There is no need to write a single line of code. Test against any number of real devices as you wish or through an emulator by connecting through Wifi. Test Studio for APIs helps customers verify the integrity and reliability of their APIs in an easy way and incorporate their API testing effort in their continuous testing and delivery process. Test Studio for APIs is used to determine whether APIs return the correct response for a broad range of commonly accepted requests, react properly to edge cases such as failures and unexpected inputs, as well as deliver the responses in an acceptable amount of time.
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Sample Customers
JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin Media
Fox, Chicco, BNP Paribas, eBay, Coca Cola, AT&T
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm28%
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider12%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider19%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Government6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise69%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise87%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Apache, Micro Focus, Tricentis and others in Load Testing Tools. Updated: September 2021.
534,299 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is ranked 2nd in Load Testing Tools with 12 reviews while Telerik Test Studio is ranked 10th in Load Testing Tools with 1 review. Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is rated 8.0, while Telerik Test Studio is rated 8.0. 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, the top reviewer of Telerik Test Studio writes "A straightforward initial setup, easy to scale and a good user interface". Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Neotys NeoLoad, Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and BlazeMeter, whereas Telerik Test Studio is most compared with Selenium HQ, Katalon Studio, SmartBear TestComplete and Apache JMeter.

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