Executing RPT and RFT tests simultaneously on the same machine
Can you execute tests on IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT) and IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT) simultaneously on a single machine?
Since the combination of RPT 7.3 and Rational Robot 7.0.1 causes 100% CPU spikes when running on the same playback machine (which is why it is not supported), you need to know if simultaneous testing with RPT and RFT on a single machine would cause similar issues.
Yes, RFT and RPT scripts can be executed simultaneously on a system successfully.
The co-existence of RFT and RPT has been tested in following environment.
- Windows 7 OS machine with 8Gb RAM and Processor speed 2.19Ghz .
- RPT version 8.5
- RFT version 8.3
Note: As a best practice, IBM Rational still recommends RFT and RPT to be installed in different package group even this combination works fine.
More support for:
Rational Performance Tester
Software version: 8.1, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 8.1.1, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.2, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.2.1, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 8.3, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
Operating system(s): Windows
Reference #: 1631357
Modified date: 29 March 2013
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