Loadrunner vs JMeter – feature comparison

This time I present a brief comparison of two load-testing tool: Loadrunner (as called “the industry standard load testing tool”) and its open-source “counterpart” the Apache JMeter. Why are exactly these two pieces compared? I made a quick research at indeed.com to find out the global demand on load testing Profollica professionals. We can conclude, […]

LoadRunner to JMeter – A successful transition

 It all began on the day when a bunch of three performance testers were given a task of migrating the performance testing activities of multiple applications of a client to an open source tool. This included architectural level migration, resource knowledge transition and testing-operation transition from a licensed tool (LoadRunner) to an open source tool. […]

Choosing the correct load testing tool

This article is aimed at explaining the difference between different types of performance tools and should prove useful if you are assessing which load tool is right for you.  There are a myriad of load testing tools out there – far too many for me to research individually. I’ve thought long and hard about how to […]

Selecting Performance Test Tools

Note: This article will work on the assumption that a client has no performance tools in place and urgently requires a load testing solution. Selecting the correct performance test tool is fraught with difficulties for the novice.  I’ve been into many sites where the client has had an urgent need and they aren’t sure which […]