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Real User
QA Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 15 2019

What is most valuable?

The features that are most valuable are synchronization capabilities and the ability to interact with it on different… more»

How has it helped my organization?

My admin was very useful for finding out how the system responds to load, stress, and normal situations, as well as… more»

What needs improvement?

There is room for improvement of the pilot processing and forwarding results based on the dump analysis. We have a… more»

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

I don't know the licensing cost, but I think that you would get a discount for normal usage. I think there are different… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used JMeter.

What other advice do I have?

When you compare other products to LoadRunner, LoadRunner has been in the market for a long time. You could use it to… more»
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 breadth… 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 new… 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.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

In 2002, was the first time I was actually really involved in bringing the tool in. Ever since, I go to new employers, the… 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 there… more»
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Desil Ponnatt
Real User
Technical Leader at Valtech
Apr 06 2019

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable features of LoadRunner is the correlation feature which is automated now. All year when I started this with a lot of… more»

How has it helped my organization?

LoadRunner is an expensive tool, so mostly it is large-sized companies that would prefer LoadRunner over other legacy applications. Being with… more»

What needs improvement?

If they can make LoadRunner more comprehensive, it would really help. My main recommendations for improvement for LoadRunner are: * It would be… more»

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

Look at the options on other software which are not as pricey as LoadRunner. It's true that LoadRunner has all the features and a lot of ways to… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would give LoadRunner around 8 out of 10 in the review, considering the fact, that I know how good the tool is. There are a few areas for… 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 supports… 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, so… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

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 sure… more»
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… 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»
Ray Andrews
Real User
Director with 11-50 employees
Apr 16 2019

What do you think of LoadRunner?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is across many environments and many applications.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides clients with an understanding of application and system performance.

What is most valuable?

Real-time performance stats, analysis tool, protocol coverage, and simple integration of external monitors are the most valuable features. 

What needs improvement?

Support for Microsoft Dynamics needs improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

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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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