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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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Pros of BlazeMeter
Pros of Runscope
  • 10
    I can run load tests without needing JMeter scripts.
  • 3
    Easy to prepare JMeter workers
  • 16
    Great features
  • 15
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Nicely priced
  • 4
    Free plan
  • 2
    No install needed - runs on cloud
  • 2
    Decent
  • 1
    Collections
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    Dead simple and useful. Excellent
  • 1
    Awesome customer support
  • 1
    Import scripts from sources including Postman
  • 1
    Shareable Collections
  • 1
    Global & Collection level variables
  • 1
    Graphical view of response times historically
  • 1
    Integrations - StatusPage, PagerDuty, HipChat, Victorop
  • 1
    Run tests from multiple locations across globe
  • 1
    Schedule test collections to auto-run at intervals
  • 1
    Auto Re-run failed scheduled tests before notifying
  • 1
    Makes developing REST APIs easy
  • 1
    History feature - call history and response history
  • 1
    Restrict access by teams
  • 1
    Fully featured without looking cluttered
  • 1
    Can save and share scripts

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Cons of BlazeMeter
Cons of Runscope
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    Costly
  • 1
    UI centric
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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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