We performed a comparison between IBM Rational Performance Tester and Visual Studio Test Professional based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Micro Focus, Tricentis and others in Test Management Tools.
"It can support both web applications and mobile applications, and in certain cases, it can also support testing of desktop applications or software-based applications. You can write web applications, mobile applications, and software-based applications."
"It is very easy to use. You can handle a lot of things together at once in one package, which is a good point for us."
"The solution is very stable."
"It is a very common and strong product. A lot of support is available for this product."
"The documentation is easy, and it helps us solve our problems."
"The stability has always been very good."
"The most valuable feature has been to store all our packages in one place including SSIS packages, SQL tables, TFS and SSR."
"Customization is the most powerful feature of this product."
"Easy to use and easily scalable."
"There are some features that Micro Focus LoadRunner provides, but they are not available in IBM Rational Performance Tester. They should include such features. It can also have more reports similar to what HP provides. It might also need some improvement in terms of the tools and support for other technology areas. Certain technologies are not supported by every tool. They need to support all sorts of technologies and platforms on which web applications and mobile applications are built. They need complete support for all sorts of technologies."
"In Visual Studio we still don't have anything which can pinpoint memory leaks on a certain code line."
"It needs more integration with other tools for monitoring. Microsoft also needs to make it more modern to make it work with microservices and the cloud. It is a bit outdated currently."
"The documentation is limited."
"Visual Studio Test Professional could improve by having better integration with external databases."
"The solution can improve the startup time."
"The server that we use is very slow so that is concerning for us."
"The solution is quite expensive."
"One of the problems with this solution is you need to be highly technically skilled to operate it, it is not for everyone."
IBM Rational Performance Tester is ranked 16th in Test Management Tools with 1 review while Visual Studio Test Professional is ranked 3rd in Test Management Tools with 13 reviews. IBM Rational Performance Tester is rated 0.0, while Visual Studio Test Professional is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Performance Tester writes "Supports web and mobile applications, very scalable, very stable, and wonderful support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Studio Test Professional writes "Offers lots of features, including memory analysis and code sharing". IBM Rational Performance Tester is most compared with Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, IBM Rational Test Workbench, Tricentis NeoLoad and Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, whereas Visual Studio Test Professional is most compared with Apache JMeter, TFS, Micro Focus UFT Developer, Tricentis Tosca and Ranorex Studio.
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