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Real User
Lead Solution Architect at a Consumer Goods with 10,001+ employees
Sep 24 2017

What is most valuable?

LoadRunner is one of the most versatile performance testing tools. One thing I really like about LoadRunner is its breadth of coverage. The number of protocols that it supports, and especially, for example, when it talks about SAP GUI-based... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Think about the performance testing as a part of the whole of your testing lifecycle. It's our go-to product and that's the only product which we use within the organization right now. Not every project goes through performance testing, but... more»

What needs improvement?

One thing I was desiring a few years ago, before StormRunner came in, I was hoping HPE would come out with some of the new tools that are cloud-based, SAS-based performance testing solutions. With StormRunner coming out, it has probably... more»
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Principal consultant at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Sep 19 2017

What is most valuable?

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 support and the stability of those protocols are amazing. That's why I... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use it as a performance testing tool. Obviously, performance testing helps with improving your application's performance, maintaining the stability, and the availability of systems. It's very easy to use. Sometimes, in very rare cases, we... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the Internet protocols come into LoadRunner because that's the future. Most organizations are going to be heading that way, so I would love to see that added. If the support of the protocols was the same throughout the... more»
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Real User
Manager Quality Assurance at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 22 2017

What is most valuable?

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.

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to get better reliability, quicker, for the products and solutions. That means fewer critical performance issues when the product goes to market.

What needs improvement?

Probably integrations. 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. We would like to see more... more»
Real User
Performance Test Lead at a consultancy with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 13 2017

What do you think of LoadRunner?

Valuable Features 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. • Room for Improvement More guidance on the use of the Tru Client protocol which is used for Web interfaces. • Use of Solution 15 years • Deployment Issues LoadRunner generally deploys without issues. • Stability Issues Its a complex product and there are usually a few bugs in the point zero releases, it is generally pretty reliable. Sometimes the controller can crash, this is usually after opening and closing several scenarios without closing the controller. Closing the controller after a couple of scenarios opened will avoid the problem. • Scalability Issues Scalability...
Real User
Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 12 2017

What do you think of LoadRunner?

Valuable Features Auto Correlation: It saves time while designing the performance testing scripts. Extended Reporting: It saves time in report designing and also, provides the option to select the quantum of information to represent. • Improvements to My Organization I have performed performance testing for a number of clients using HPE LoadRunner. It has helped them in finding the performance bottlenecks, capacity issues before deployment. • Room for Improvement The extended features are available but the high pricing is an issue. • Use of Solution I am using HPE LoadRunner for six years. • Stability Issues I have found some stability issues for one of the website. After a number of concurrent users, the web server was unable to handle the load. • Scalability...
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What is LoadRunner?

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.

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Micro Focus LoadRunner, HPE LoadRunner
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JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin Media

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