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BlazeMeter vs Locust: What are the differences?

BlazeMeter: The Load Testing Platform for Developers. Simulate any user scenario for webapps, websites, mobile apps or web services. 100% Apache JMeter compatible. Scalable from 1 to 1,000,000+ concurrent users.
; Locust: Define user behaviour with Python code, and swarm your system with millions of simultaneous users. Locust is an easy-to-use, distributed, user load testing tool. Intended for load testing web sites (or other systems) and figuring out how many concurrent users a system can handle.

BlazeMeter and Locust can be categorized as "Load and Performance Testing" tools.

Some of the features offered by BlazeMeter are:

  • 100% JMeter Compatible- Take full advantage of JMeter’s scripting capabilities or let our auto-scripting feature take care of the details.
  • Scalable and Realistic- Easily scale from 100 to 300,000+ concurrent users using realistic visitor behaviour and browser simulation.
  • Start Testing in 2 Minutes- Use up to 100 dedicated servers per test. No setup or installation required. Self-service and on-demand.

On the other hand, Locust provides the following key features:

  • Define user behaviour in code
  • Distributed & scalable
  • Proven & battle tested

Locust is an open source tool with 10.4K GitHub stars and 1.5K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Locust's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Locust has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to BlazeMeter, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of BlazeMeter
Pros of Locust
  • 9
    I can run load tests without needing JMeter scripts.
  • 3
    Easy to prepare JMeter workers
  • 9
    Supports distributed
  • 5
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Open source
  • 3
    Fast
  • 3
    Hackable
  • 3
    Easy to setup
  • 2
    Test Anything
  • 1
    Cons

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Cons of BlazeMeter
Cons of Locust
  • 1
    Costly
  • 1
    UI centric
  • 1
    Bad design

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What is BlazeMeter?

Simulate any user scenario for webapps, websites, mobile apps or web services. 100% Apache JMeter compatible. Scalable from 1 to 1,000,000+ concurrent users.<br>

What is Locust?

Locust is an easy-to-use, distributed, user load testing tool. Intended for load testing web sites (or other systems) and figuring out how many concurrent users a system can handle.

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What are some alternatives to BlazeMeter and Locust?
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Load Impact
It is performance testing platform brings performance testing to the developer’s turf. Developers of all skill levels are able to easily pick up manual testing with it and simply transition to the more modern principles of DevOps and performance testing automation.
Runscope
Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.
RedLine13
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