Apache JMeter vs. Oracle Application Testing Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
JMeter
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
JMeter, from Apache, is a load and performance testing tool.N/A
Oracle Application Testing Suite
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Oracle Application Testing Suite is a comprehensive testing solution, for load, functional and performance testing.N/A
Pricing
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JMeterOracle Application Testing Suite
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Apache JMeterOracle Application Testing Suite
Considered Both Products
JMeter
Chose Apache JMeter
It is best open source tool available in the market . Also it is easy to train resources and is also very useful for integration testing.
Oracle Application Testing Suite

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Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Apache JMeterOracle Application Testing Suite
Load Testing
Comparison of Load Testing features of Product A and Product B
Apache JMeter
7.9
24 Ratings
7% below category average
Oracle Application Testing Suite
-
Ratings
End to end performance management8.921 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrated performance data8.322 Ratings00 Ratings
Deployment model flexibility7.821 Ratings00 Ratings
Real time monitoring8.321 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated anomaly detection6.418 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Apache JMeterOracle Application Testing Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
8.8
(39 ratings)
9.0
(9 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.6
(12 ratings)
-
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Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
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Availability
1.0
(2 ratings)
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Performance
8.0
(2 ratings)
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Support Rating
10.0
(2 ratings)
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Online Training
1.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Apache JMeterOracle Application Testing Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
Apache
JMeter is well suited for Java applications where the user can script the scenario once and make changes to accommodate for as many numbers of users for load test execution. The image and selection of any files or exporting files scenario is handled well.
It is less appropriate to test Ajax applications where it is required to script click per use.
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Oracle
It is extremely well suited for database upgrade testing as well as major upgrades of the E-business suite applications. It is less suited for performing this for minor patching efforts.
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Pros
Apache
  • Easy of use - in generate load like HTTP requests, and processing/analyzing the responses. No coding is necessary at the basic level, just need to understand load testing and the infrastructure being tested.
  • Automatic management of things like cookies to help with session state support - so you don't specifically have to worry about it or handle it
  • Lots of testing/configuration options to suit your needs in making the right load generation (sampling requests), and analyzing the results, including any pre and post processing of the results first. Things like the Beanshell/BSF pre/post processors, response assertion, regular expression extractor, XPath extractor, CSV data set config
  • There is a JMeter cloud service called BlazeMeter that I think would be useful for those that need to scale up high load without provisioning their own systems. I've not personally tried it though, but I recently attended a meetup presentation that highlighted nice useful features that BlazeMeter provides. One should evaluate the service if they are considering JMeter and need to expand beyond existing hardware resources.
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Oracle
  • Load testing with useful graphical interface tools to watch real time performance
  • Flexible configuration for monitoring utilities
  • Historical tracking for baseline performance before and after upgrades
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Cons
Apache
  • Jmeter requires many tweaks with respect to its configuration file and thread properties. users need to edit theses files themselves. There could be some interface where we can edit this fields.
  • Jmeter cannot handle more threads and hangs up when we increase the number of threads. This causes lot of inconvenience. In these situations, user can be notified that such change would be lead to slow performance so that user can do as required. The same appears when we try to view huge files on graph listener.
  • Jmeter should optimize the read and write access to output csv since it acts as overhead to the I/O performance. This affects our test results for the application which we are testing.
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Oracle
  • Learning Oracles testing language "OpenScript" is a challenge, and for less technical people could be a problem
  • Sometimes the applications automatic updates cause more problems than they solve
  • The cost of the suite is higher than some competing applications
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Likelihood to Renew
Apache
Price, Wiki and user sharing. Having access to the information provided by the developers and other open source providers is key for me. The ability to share information and get answers directly is very important to success in software testing. And the price of this product currently is amazing. Too many companies charge way too much money for products that are far behind in their value and pertinence
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Oracle
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Usability
Apache
I can jump right into a new test plan and start building from scratch. The natural progression from test plan to thread group and then designing the basic format of the process is very streamlined and smooth. With only slight modifications I can build out a very complex model from a very basic beginning.
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Oracle
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Support Rating
Apache
I have been using JMeter for the last year. By using this tool, you can make sure the system will work under varied loads. It helps us to simulate real time scenarios by creating required virtual users and make sure the application will work under load. Perform load, stress, and stability testing using JMeter.
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Oracle
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Alternatives Considered
Apache
I have used LoadRunner and Silkperformer, and so far Jmeter turns out be the easiest to use of all these. While each of them have their own ROI, Jmeter can be picked by anyone in hours and start testing within a day. While with other tools, we need to get license, install them (takes a while) and setup tests and firewalls, etc.
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Oracle
Oracle Application Testing Suite is much more useful and we work more than ZAPTEST because it is a life cycle tool that allows us to define and manage your application test process, validate the functionality of the application and ensure that your applications work under load. Implement web applications and web services in less time while maximizing the efficiency of the tests.
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Return on Investment
Apache
  • Good ROI on improving the performance of the application.
  • Finding issues in the performance.
  • Benchmark the performance results.
  • CON: Need skillset to create and maintain the scripts in Java.
  • Scripts are reusable and it is executed by any user.
  • Need Client and Server setup to execute the scripts.
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Oracle
  • Some of our applications had struggled with performing well under high load times and was adversely affecting the usage of our client services. Using Oracle Application Testing Suite we were able to diagnose some of the architectural flaws and helped make our apps more performant.
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