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2019-07-29T10:12:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Apache JMeter?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Apache JMeter, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 10Real User

Don't be shy in asking questions. Google/Bing is your friend. It is complicated. There's no reason to spend eight hours trying to figure out something, except unless you are trying to learn in-depth. There are a lot of people who've done exactly what you're trying to do, and it doesn't matter what it is. I would rate it a 10 out of 10 because it is industry standard. It did everything I could've asked. I barely scratched the surface, but what I needed it for, it did well and in a very straightforward-to-implement way.

2021-07-13T19:14:41Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

Understand the use case. Choosing the correct tool for any task is always a challenge. Jmeter offers a significant amount of flexibility and will work for a lot of solutions. Jmeter requires a commitment to learning for optimal operation; without that investment, tests may not yield the appropriate outcomes.

2021-03-31T14:27:52Z
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Top 20Consultant

I would advise others to look at YouTube videos for the setup. Other than that, it was pretty straightforward. I was pretty much satisfied with it. It's a good tool, and it sounds like it's been around for a while. I would rate Apache JMeter a seven out of ten.

2021-02-23T02:08:10Z
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Top 20Real User

I would definitely recommend this solution if it suits a use case. It is good, and it also looks promising. We plan to keep using it in the future. I would rate Apache JMeter an eight out of ten.

2021-02-16T19:09:41Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution. We plan to keep using this solution. I would rate Apache JMeter a seven out of ten.

2021-01-04T12:16:37Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend Apache Jmeter. I rate Apache JMeter an eight out of ten.

2020-12-23T15:02:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I'm not quite sure which version of the solution our team is using right now. It's likely the latest version. We did the upgrade on our tools in 2019. It's open-source, and therefore everybody picks up the latest one. As an open-source tool, there's a good community surrounding it. If you have automation frameworks or a DevOps pipeline, you can connect that and easily configure everything to streamline processes. Due to the fact that it's open-source, you don't have to wait to get the approvals and the budgets in order. That part alone can take months to sometimes years. If your company has the time, they should review the tools. If it seems to fit your organization, I'd recommend trying it out. Overall, I would rate the solution seven out of ten. It's a good open-source tool that you can configure easily, and it's very competitive in the market in terms of usability

2020-12-11T23:45:27Z
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Top 20Real User

I would recommend this solution. I would rate Apache JMeter a ten out of ten. I don't have anything else to compare it with, and I don't know if a competitor can achieve better.

2020-11-12T00:57:12Z
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Top 20Real User

My advice for anybody who is considering JMeter is to just install it and try it. Creating scripts is a different process when you compare it to LoadRunner or Neoload. There is different terminology compare to these two products, so if somebody has not used JMeter then it may seem difficult at first. I would rate this solution a six out of ten.

2020-07-23T07:58:41Z
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Top 5Real User

For the load test which requires high transactions per second to be achieved, in the range of 15K transactions per second, this is a very good tool to use and the biggest advantage is that it is free. It has a big user group, so we can find solutions easily if there are any challenges. It's really a very good open-source tool for any organization to look at in terms of performance tests. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10.

2020-02-12T17:16:00Z
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Top 20Real User

If companies have mobile development, they should use JMeter. If they want to integrate it with the PA pipeline, JMeter will work well. However, there are other platforms and solutions as well. Other options include Silk Performer and Load Impact. These two solutions have other capabilities that JMeter doesn't have. You can basically model your load and structure with them. You can't do that on this solution. On Silk Performer, you can also do network packeting, which you can't do on JMeter. Then there are some network features available in Load Impact as well as Silk Performer that aren't in JMeter. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten. The solution has certain limitations, but it's still a good product.

2020-02-09T08:17:48Z
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Top 10Real User

JMeter is a good solution but it requires writing manual scripts and takes longer than BlazeMeter. It takes longer to cover the same number of use cases and is not as user-friendly. I would rate this solution a four out of ten.

2020-02-09T08:17:06Z
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Top 10Real User

This is a good solution but many features would have to be added to use this tool alone. Postman has more features, so JMeter is really only good for performance testing. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-02-03T09:10:18Z
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Top 20Real User

I would definitely recommend JMeter. It is a very nice tool. It is easy to use and there are several components already developed in the tool that you can use to simplify the process of defining and redefining scripts. But I would like it to be more flexible and integrate with other tools.

2020-01-12T07:22:00Z
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Real User

We are using the on-premises deployment model. The advice I would give to others would be to look at your requirements and decide if the solution is right for you. For us, it was API testing and JMeter is very good for this. I'd rate this solution nine out of ten.

2019-10-06T16:38:00Z
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Consultant

The requirements for most of our customers is to provide them with cheap solutions, and most prefer not to pay for software. This is the right solution for them based on some of the open-source tools that are available. There are some commercial solutions that provide better integration to the solutions that must be tested when running loads. I would rate this solution an eight out ten.

2019-10-06T16:38:00Z
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MSP

For people thinking about implementing the solution, I would advise that they know what protocols they want to work with. I would recommend doing an evaluation of script maintenance. You need to see how stable your automation disk and performance is. I would rate this solution nine out of ten. The solution offers a lot of plug-ins and a huge, continuously developing community that is regularly offering new features and plug-ins.

2019-07-29T10:12:00Z
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Real User

We are using the private cloud version of the solution. I would rate this solution eight out of ten. If it had a bit of a better user interface, I would rate it higher.

2019-07-29T10:12:00Z
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