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Venu Cherukuri
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... 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... 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... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I would still consider LoadRunner as an expensive tool and you get a LoadRunner and the Performance Center.

Which solutions did we use previously?

In 2002, was the first time I was actually really involved in bringing the tool in. Ever since, I go to new employers,... more»

What other advice do I have?

LoadRunner is still my first choice. There's still no competition to LoadRunner. In the sense, there are tools out... more»
Ameet Patil
Consultant
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... 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... 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,... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We had to promote performance testing at some clients because they weren't doing anything at all. That was one use case. The second use case was... more»

What other advice do I have?

Don't make a blind decision. Don't just say, "Pick LoadRunner, because we are telling you to." Look at the other solutions as well. I'm pretty... more»
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QaManage9026
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... more»

What other advice do I have?

It covers the most technology, is the most reliable, it gives us the most features. It's not a 10 out of 10 because of the issues with integrations and it's not quite the one... more»
Michael Foster
Real User
Performance Test Lead at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Jun 13 2017

What is most valuable?

The capabilities and flexibility of the Controller, the ability to monitor the systems under test, and the comprehensive results Analysis which... more»

What needs improvement?

More guidance on the use of the Tru Client protocol which is used for Web interfaces.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost depends greatly on the needs of the testing engagement. The free community licence (permanent for 50 VUsers) available from Version 12... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I started performance testing with LoadRunner and I'm still using it. I have used other tools, but its the best all rounder.

What other advice do I have?

Take a good look at your requirements, LoadRunner is the best for those who need a full blown product, or a diverse range of protocols to be... more»
Abhinav Rastogi
Real User
Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 12 2017

What is most valuable?

* Auto Correlation: It saves time while designing the performance testing scripts. * Extended Reporting: It saves time... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have performed performance testing for a number of clients using HPE LoadRunner. It has helped them in finding the... more»

What needs improvement?

The extended features are available but the high pricing is an issue.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is a bit high but if you procure the HPE LoadRunner you will get many benefits such as excellent technical... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I have used Apache JMeter too, but it supports limited protocols. HPE LoadRunner's protocol support is wide.

What other advice do I have?

I will suggest to first understand what is your requirement and then list down the tools available, which can help in... more»
Artaud De Feraudy
Real User
IT Manager at VINCI Energies
Dec 24 2016

What is most valuable?

We use this tool to test loading charges, test the load and to restrict formats.

How has it helped my organization?

Before going into production, we use it to validate some transactions, new environments and cloud environments.

What needs improvement?

The reporting feature in this tool needs to be improved. After using it, in my opinion it seems a little complicated in some aspects. They can make that better.

What other advice do I have?

You must test them on different protocols and on different transactions to see if it is good or not. Personally, I don't understand HPE’s global strategy, i.e., how to sell the... more»
Jorge Montoya
Consultant
IT Test Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 26 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the ease of using it to create scripts and the broad number of technologies supported, including apps, SAP, and everything on the web.

How has it helped my organization?

It enables us to really reproduce what users are doing in the application, not only as a single button or web service, but in the whole application. This helps us anticipate... more»

What needs improvement?

* Licenses are too expensive in general. * They should remove the location or worldwide licensing fee. It is a special fee that you need to pay when you want to use a LoadRunner... more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice would be to use it.

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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.

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