Can we use Silk Performer for load testing .net windows application?
Can we use Silk Performer for load testing .net windows application? We are also using some third party component One control e.g. grid, drop down etc
If not can somebody please suggest a tool to test desktop application other than Load Runner which we can't afford.
Micro Focus SilkPerformer®
The Quality Choice for Software Application Performance and Load Testing
SilkPerformer® offers a cost-effective, enterprise-class tool for software application performance and load testing, delivering automated software load, stress and performance testing in an open and sharable model. With SilkPerformer, you can create powerful, realistic load tests for thousands of users running business scenarios across a broad range of enterprise application environments to identify bottlenecks, and then apply powerful diagnostics to resolve performance issues. A visual approach to test creation, root-cause analysis wizards and Java & .NET deep diagnostics make it amazingly simple and efficient to use, removing the cost and complexity associated with other enterprise load testing tools that restrict usage to one or, at most, several projects or teams.
Software Application Performance and Load Testing Benefits
Reduced R&D costs. Minimize test and fix cycles and better utilize expensive resources.
Improved ROI. Provide greater access to test creation and execution for more team members and support a higher number of virtual users per box.
Leverage current investments. Reduce your investment in multiple tools and training, exploit new technologies and maintain business confidence even as technologies change.
Quick user adoption. Discover ease of use with step-by-step workflow wizards.
Software Application Performance and Load Testing Features
Rich reporting and trending enable informed decision making and quick isolation of performance defects
Simple, cost-efficient virtual user model allows license sharing and term-based access
Load Test Resource Management allows you to plan load test execution and maximize your environment's potential
End-to-end diagnostic capabilities include code-level root-cause resolution for Java and .NET applications, client- and server-side analysis, and performance trend reporting
Eclipse plug-in and Microsoft Visual Studio add-on expand test creation capabilities
Integration with Micro Focus' powerful software test management tools, and StarTeam®, a software change and configuration management tool
Realistic, lightweight and accurate simulation minimizes the hardware resources needed per virtual user, enabling more and larger load tests.