BlazeMeter vs Runscope

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BlazeMeter vs Runscope: 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.
; Runscope: API Performance Monitoring. Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

BlazeMeter and Runscope are primarily classified as "Load and Performance Testing" and "API" tools respectively.

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, Runscope provides the following key features:

  • Runscope Radar: Automatically monitor your APIs from around the globe. Integrates with PagerDuty, New Relic Insights, Keen IO, HipChat, Slack and more. Test complete API workflows with powerful assertions and notifications.
  • Runscope Metrics: API performance and usage reports.
  • Runscope API Traffic Inspector: Log and view API calls from any language or framework to any API to solve integration problems.

"I can run load tests without needing JMeter scripts. " is the primary reason why developers consider BlazeMeter over the competitors, whereas "Great features" was stated as the key factor in picking Runscope.

Fitbit, Twilio, and Olo are some of the popular companies that use Runscope, whereas BlazeMeter is used by MIT, Nike, and Day Delegate Limited. Runscope has a broader approval, being mentioned in 38 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to BlazeMeter, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 Runscope?

Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.
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      Flood IO is a self-service load testing platform, designed to allow anyone to easily test the performance of their website from a few hundred users, right to up to 1 million or more.
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      Gatling is a highly capable load testing tool. It is designed for ease of use, maintainability and high performance. Out of the box, Gatling comes with excellent support of the HTTP protocol that makes it a tool of choice for load testing any HTTP server. As the core engine is actually protocol agnostic, it is perfectly possible to implement support for other protocols. For example, Gatling currently also ships JMS support.
      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.
      RedLine13
      It is a load testing platform that brings the low cost power of the cloud to JMeter and other open source load testing tools.
      Apache JMeter
      It is open source software, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions.
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      Used Runscope for monitoring API uptime and data validation in context of the Harald beacon platform.

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      Automated API tests for the backend and Ghost Inspector tests for the frontend

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