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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 feature is the support for Java, where we can quickly code what we need.""Their technical support is awesome.""You can utilize this tool on the cloud, and also access application on-premises. That is a very good part of the solution."

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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 performance of the tool needs to improve.""We used an implementation strategy to deploy the solution, not because of the tools, but mainly because of the scripting part of the tool.""The solution is quite immature, it is not in an optimal state."

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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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"This solution is in the average price range compared to other testing tools.""The only positive point is it came free with my test automation tool."

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Questions from the Community
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.
Top Answer: You can utilize this tool on the cloud, and also access application on-premises. That is a very good part of the solution.
Top Answer: The positive point we were able to achieve the objective as per plan.
Top Answer: The solution is not in an optimal state. During POC, we analyzed tool is kept on upgrading. The patch deployment is happening in parallel, things that are working today are not working tomorrow. We… more »
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2nd
out of 23 in Load Testing Tools
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12,960
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9,510
Reviews
12
Average Words per Review
449
Rating
7.9
11th
out of 23 in Load Testing Tools
Views
937
Comparisons
651
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
552
Rating
7.0
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Also Known As
Micro Focus LoadRunner, HPE LoadRunner, LoadRunner
Flood IO
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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.

Tricentis Flood is a cloud-based, distributed load testing platform that helps teams test, analyze and improve the way their applications scale - with seamless integration across the DevOps pipeline. With Tricentis Flood, you can achieve a continuous view of application performance and go live with confidence.

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Sample Customers
JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin Media
Nike, heroku, Soulcycle, NEC, boston.com, Typeform, Xero, Telus
Top Industries
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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 Company33%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
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 Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional vs. Tricentis Flood and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
535,919 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is ranked 2nd in Load Testing Tools with 12 reviews while Tricentis Flood is ranked 11th in Load Testing Tools with 3 reviews. Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is rated 8.0, while Tricentis Flood is rated 7.0. 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 Tricentis Flood writes "Awesome technical support, integrates well, and installation is easy". Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Neotys NeoLoad, Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and RadView WebLOAD, whereas Tricentis Flood is most compared with Neotys NeoLoad, BlazeMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and Apache JMeter. See our Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional vs. Tricentis Flood report.

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