Monday, December 5, 2022
HomeTechnologyLoad testing with Locust - Podcast

Load testing with Locust – Podcast

During the recording of this episode, we are in the week of Black Friday. An exciting week for people hunting for bargains. And also for a lot of our colleagues. Whether that is from a commercial point of view or an engineering one.

All the eyeballs on our website, bring a lot of traffic. And consequential a lot of load on our systems. In this episode, we focus on one aspect of preparing for a large load: Load Testing. In this episode, we are going to talk about Load Testing with Locust. An open-source load testing tool.

Triggered by our guest’s presentation during the spaces summit, we wanted to know more about this and share it with you.

What the episode covers

  • What is Locust?
  • Why did we start using Locust for Load Testing?
  • Examples of Load tests and Performance tests performed with this tool
  • What did we need to setup for it?
  • How to configure your Locust tests
  • How to run your tests on Kubernetes
  • What were the challenges?
  • How does it make use of the cloud benefits like scalability?



Peter Brouwers

Peter Paul van de Beek




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments