Speedscale

Atlanta, GA, USA
2020
Jun 15, 2021   |  By Nate Lee
We’re happy to debut our new website, highlighting our newest features! We’ve been busy updating our product UI and decided to showcase some of the work on the site. All of our case studies, whitepapers, and datasheets are now in the Resources page. We’ve also been featured on a variety of news sites, podcasts and blogs. We linked all of them in the “Speedscale in the Media” section.
Jun 11, 2021   |  By Nate Lee
Speedscale is one of the finalists of the 2021 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Fire Award! This award is Atlanta Inno’s premier recognition program, honoring the companies and organizations setting the local Atlanta innovation economy ablaze. Fire Awards, presented by Atlanta Inno in partnership with the Atlanta Business Chronicle, is a celebration of the early-stage businesses, enterprises and innovators who are doing special work to set Atlanta ablaze.
Jun 3, 2021   |  By Nate Lee
Nowadays APIs are the de facto method of communication between services. With all the connections points, setting up environments to efficiently build and test can be difficult. Also, in lower environments, 3rd party APIs can be unreliable, incorrect or non-existent.
Jun 1, 2021   |  By Ken Ahrens
For the last several years, GitLab has run a major survey about the trends facing the DevSecOps community. This year over 4,000 people responded to the survey, 40% who identified as a Software Developer / Software Engineer. Also about half the survey participants are based in Asia, a major region for Software Developers. One of the biggest trends you will find throughout the survey is how much developers value speed and efficiency.
May 25, 2021   |  By Kasper Siig
While Kubernetes is a very powerful and comprehensive application, it can also be very complicated and confusing to new users. Thankfully, the community is great at pulling together to try to tame the Kubernetes beasts, and as more users join the platform, more handy tools to help you manage your cluster are developed. Kubernetes Resources range from everyday helper tools to development tools to troubleshooting tools, and in this article we’ll discuss fifteen of the best ones.
May 21, 2021   |  By Nate Lee
The Atlanta Startup Podcast is the briefing room for the innovation ecosystem, featuring the investors, founders and activators creating the fastest emerging venture capital ecosystem in the country. Ken Ahrens, founder and CEO of Speedscale sits down with Valor Investor, William Leonard in this episode.
May 11, 2021   |  By Josh Thornton
Speedscale was built primarily to provide engineering teams with better insight into their applications over time, replaying single transactions for root cause analysis that give developers and SREs confidence that tomorrow’s application code will work just as well in production as it did yesterday.
May 6, 2021   |  By Sanket Makhija
Testing in production simply means testing new code changes in production, with live traffic, in order to test the system’s reliability, resiliency, and stability. It helps teams solve bugs and other issues faster, as well as effectively analyze the performance of newly released changes. Its overall purpose is to expose problems that can’t be identified in non-production environments for reasons that may include not being able to mimic the concurrency, load, or user behavior.
May 4, 2021   |  By Matthew LeRay
At Speedscale, we’re always trying to find ways to iterate faster and reduce developer toil. In line with that mission, we slant our engineering decisions towards using cutting edge tech because we usually move faster and it also allows us to help our customers later on when they upgrade their own tech stack. Recently, we had the opportunity to upgrade the communication channel between our api-gateway and react front end. This journey provided some unexpected benefits.
Apr 23, 2021   |  By Ken Ahrens
Large portions of software development budgets are dedicated for testing code. A new component may take weeks to thoroughly test, and even then mistakes happen. If you consider software defects as security issues then the concern goes well beyond an application temporarily crashing. Although even minor bugs can cost companies a lot of time to locate the bug, resolve it, retest it in lower environments, then deploy it back to production.
Mar 30, 2021   |  By Speedscale
Speedscale co-founders Ken Ahrens and Nate Lee join Jason English to discuss the emerging pattern of Shift-Right production validation vs. Shift-Left practices and testing, and sort it all out in under 15 minutes.
Mar 19, 2021   |  By Speedscale
Speedscale 'SpeedChat' Episode 1: Discussing software product management, 'dogfooding' and scaling quickly for product/market fit without breaking things.
Mar 9, 2021   |  By Speedscale
3-Minute explainer video for Speedscale Continuous Resiliency solutions for Cloud-Native Development.
May 14, 2021   |  By Speedscale
Forecast latency, throughput and headroom before every deploy.

Continuous Resiliency from Speedscale gives you the power of a virtual SRE-bot working inside your automated software release pipeline. Forecast the real-world conditions of every build, and know you’ll hit your SLO’s before you go to production.

Feed Speedscale traffic (or let us listen) and we’ll turn it into traffic snapshots and corresponding mock containers. Insert your own service container in between for a robust sanity check every time you commit. Understand latency, throughput, headroom, and errors -- before you release! The best part? You didn’t have to write any scripts or talk to anyone!

Automated Traffic Replay for Every Stakeholder:

  • DevOps / SRE Pros: Understand if your app will break or burn up your error budget before you release.
  • Engineering Leads: Let Speedscale use traffic to autogenerate tests and mocks. Introduce Chaos testing and fuzzing.
  • Application Executives: Understand regression/performance, increase uptime and velocity with automation.

Before you go to production, run the projection.