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Kubernetes Load Test Tutorial

In this blog post we use podtato-head to demonstrate how to load test kubernetes microservices and how Speedscale can help understand the relationships between them.

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Getting Started with Skaffold for Kubernetes Deplo...

Kubernetes has experienced rapid growth over the years, with a recent post from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation reporting a userbase increase of about 67%

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For Every Github Action…

On Nov 13, 2019 Github made it’s CI/CD solution GitHub Actions generally available to the world. Since then tens of thousands of shared workflows have

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Cloud Testing at Facebook

At Speedscale, we are on the cutting edge of defining autonomous testing for the cloud era.  However, we aren’t the only company trying to solve

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Feature Spotlight: API Dependency Graph

As APIs become more complex, it can be easy to accidentally break connections. To prevent this, Speedscale can automatically detect and make you aware of

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Speedscale Announces New Software Release: Traffic...

We are excited to announce a new global release of our software with unique API visibility features to help organizations discover problems with their cloud

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Integrating Speedscale with Jenkins

Minimizing and automating the path from development and production is necessary in order to stay competitive and keep customers happy. As engineering teams strive to

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Application Logging in 2021

Have you ever written a Hello, World! application? In most of these tutorials the first step is to log words to the console. It’s an

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Creating Envoy WebAssembly Extensions

In the CNCF ecosystem, Envoy, an open source service proxy developed by Lyft, is a very common choice in service mesh networking. In a previous

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Choosing an API technology: gRPC, REST, GraphQL

How do you choose an API style and API technology when you start a new project? Today, if you look at API technology research such

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Packet Capture Without “tcpdump” for G...

Every developer knows there are some utilities that are completely indispensable from their workflows. The programmer’s toolbelt, if you will. These toolbelts are usually different

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Announcing Istio integration

Adoption of service meshes like Istio is increasing. As a result, Speedscale has developed a webassembly plugin.  We extended Envoy using Rust, and no changes

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The Service Mesh Landscape in 2021

A service mesh is a software infrastructure layer for controlling communication between services and usually tasked with handling all the network logic required to make

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Performance Tool k6 Acquired by Grafana Labs

There was a big announcement this year at GrafanaCon 2021 that performance testing tool k6 is being aquired by Grafana Labs. It was really exciting

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Dale Frohman: Should we test in production?

It’s always exciting when your work is recognized! We appreciate that Dale Frohman chose to include us in his most recent blog on LinkedIn –

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Feature Spotlight: Service Mocks

Why Mocks? Nowadays APIs are the de facto method of communication between services.  With all the connections points, setting up environments to efficiently build and

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GitLab 2021 DevSecOps Survey Key Findings

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

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Top 15 Kubernetes Resources

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