Jun 1, 2020 | By Robin Gustafsson, CEO
As outlined in our rebranding announcement post from Feb 24th, today we're disabling access to v4 projects in the LoadImpact web app at app.loadimpact.com (v3 projects will continue to be available until Dec 31st, 2020). All v4 projects, tests, and test results will henceforth only be accessible from app.k6.io. The same login credentials are valid across the two web apps. Rest assured, no data is going away, it's technically an older of two frontends being sunsetted.
May 29, 2020 | By Rafael Muoz Crdenas, Simon Aronsson
If you want to jump straight to installing the marketplace extension, you can find it here. Performance issues can quickly turn expensive. Reasons can vary from unexpected traffic surges, pieces of non-performant code acting as bottlenecks, or misconfigured network components. Integrating load- and performance testing into your CI pipeline will allow you to know about performance degradations early, in most cases, even before it has any impact on your users in the production environment.
May 27, 2020 | By Michael Wanyoike
This article demonstrates how to Load Test an application deployed in a Kubernetes cluster, verify that the autoscaling is working, and identify potential performance bottlenecks. When you deploy an application to production on Kubernetes, you'll need to monitor traffic and scale up the application to meet heavy workloads during various times of the day. You'll also need to scale down your application to avoid incurring unnecessary costs.
Apr 20, 2020 | By Mostafa Moradian, Developer Advocate
In this article, I'll explain how to use a Postman collection I have created to load test our instance of our test API. The process is pretty straightforward, as is shown below. You need to feed your exported Postman collection to our postman-to-k6 converter, and use the generated k6 script to load test your own API.
Mar 30, 2020 | By Pepe Cano
At the end of 2018, Microsoft stated that Visual Studio 2019 is the last version with load testing features. A few months later they formally announced that Azure load testing is closing down on March 31st, 2020. This announcement came as a bomb to the community. But for those who follow this market, the news was not a complete surprise.
Oct 11, 2018 | By k6
- Considerations for testing goals based on previous performance
- Their load testing methodology
- How they determined what components they needed to test
- Why they migrated to k6 and Load Impact 4.0 for load testing
Sep 28, 2018 | By k6
- Determining what you should test
- What level of traffic you need to generate
- How to test login and checkout processes
- How to use Data Stores in your tests
- Other considerations for ancillary services
Aug 31, 2018 | By k6
Performance testing is an essential part of today's DevOps workflows. It requires the capability to run load tests both locally and in the cloud to address different users' needs at different stages of the software development cycle. Watch this webinar to learn how you can run performance tests in the cloud using the open source load testing tool - k6.
Aug 31, 2018 | By k6
As a developer, you are being asked to get more deeply involved in the software testing and QA process. Delivering high quality code means not only passing functional tests, but also performance tests. The user experience of your website, app or API is highly dependent on performance.
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