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  • "There is no monthly or yearly cost but rather, the fees are based on the amount of traffic that you use."
  • "We make use of virtual user hours. We buy time in the LoadRunner Cloud. It costs around $80,000."
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    The TruClient feature is the most valuable for us. An application with testing can only be scripted using TruClient, so it's part web-based, but it also has its own protocol combined with HTTP and… more »
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    We make use of virtual user hours. We buy time in the LoadRunner Cloud. It costs around $80,000. I don't think there are any additional costs to standard licensing.
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    Reporting and analysis need improvement. Compared to the old school LoadRunner Windows application, the reporting and analysis are mediocre in LoadRunner Cloud.
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    StormRunner Load, LoadRunner Cloud, and Micro Focus StormRunner Load
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    Overview

    Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is a simple, smart and scalable cloud-based load and performance testing solution for agile and DevOps teams. It helps you to detect performance issues and ensure that your mobile and web apps are ready for the load. It provides an Intelligent and predictive analytics for fast problem detection and scale up to millions of user in minutes from different regions.

    Test Asset reusability for performance monitoring
    Silk Performer can considerably speed up testing cycles by allowing you to reuse your existing functional tests. Use Silk Test® or Selenium for performance testing and synthetic monitoring purposes as well.

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    Integrated scalability from the Cloud
    Silk Performer load testing enables your applications for 'battle readiness' that can withstand massive, global usage. Easily simulate any size peak-load and avoid costly investments in stress testing hardware and setup.

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    Monitor user experience with advanced diagnostics
    Detect, isolate, and resolve performance issues with effective end-to-end diagnostics. Design scripts to uncover errors from the user’s perspective and analyze results with easy to read visual reporting.

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    A leading web support for load and stress testing
    Validate performance of your most complex web applications and efficiently create comprehensive tests that reflect real world conditions and usage patterns.

    Comprehensive mobile performance testing
    Lower the cost and complexity of testing mobile web and mobile native applications at scale. Silk Performer provides a complete set of profiles for all popular mobile devices, application types, and connection speeds.

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    Alfa Bank, N Brown Group, University of Copenhagen, McGraw-Hill, Cognizant
    University of Colorado, Medidata, Monash University
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    Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is ranked 4th in Load Testing Tools with 6 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 16th in Load Testing Tools. Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is rated 8.0, while Silk Performer is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud writes "Enabled us to eliminate load generators, and automatically triggers and produces reports". On the other hand, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, BlazeMeter, Apache JMeter and Tricentis NeoLoad, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Tricentis NeoLoad and Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional.

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