HP ALM Vs. Xray

Deciding upon a Test Management tool is no easy task. There are many points to consider when searching in such a variety of test management solutions. Every tool out there will promise to be the best, which in fact is wrong. All the test management tools out there are great, but you need to choose the one that will be “best for you” and your QA process and demands.

 

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HP ALM

alm

Xray

xray

 

In order for your process and tool capabilities to align you need to first asses what your demands are. Testing coverage, integrations, customization, reporting and more.
The following comparison between Xray for Jira and HP ALM takes the main features that should be evaluated before decided on one of the two, or with other tools as well. These tools are very different in their essence, one is comprehnsive but heavy, and the other is light and is in fact a plugin that sits inside Atllasian's Jira

 

HP ALM

alm

Xray

xray

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HP ALM
Xray
Requirement and User Stories Management
Support for hierarchical requirements v v
Test case management
Add attachments to each test step v v
Clone Tests between projects v v
Batch operations (cloning, editing, deletion) v v
Reusable test repositorys v x
Exploratory Testing module (session based testing) v v
Test Sets and Execution Management
Audit history of runs and results v v
Edit tests during runs v v
Report issues/bugs from tests and auto-populate tests to reproduce v v
Assignment of Cycles and Tests to testers v v
Parameterization of Test Cases and Sets v v
Batch operations (cloning, editing, deletion) v v
Reuse tests from repository for any test set run v x
Test Set Permutations
Issue management
Independent issue management module v x
Ability to detect and prevent duplicate issues v x
Ability to report issues directly from emails v x
Batch editing v x
Integrations
Integration with 3rd party Bug Tracking systems v v
Integration with Test Automation Tools v v
Integration with Source Control systems v v
Zapier x x
API v v
Slack integration v x
Webhooks v v
Customization
Hierarchical filters to organize information (e.g. Test Tree, Bug categories, Requirement types) x v
Custom Workflow v v
Custom fields and filters v v
Permissions & personalized mail notifications v v
Reporting
Customizable Graphs/Dashboards and reports v v
Scheduled reports x v
Additional features
Import & Export all data v Only Import
Search (ability to add criteria) v v
External dashboard and embedding graphs x x
Cloud or Installed Installed Both
Task Board x v
Security and certifications
Soc 2 x x
ISO 27001 v x
Service and Support
Service and Support v x
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