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How to Test Microservices in Kubernetes

In this article, you will learn about some of the tools to test microservices running in a Kubernetes cluster. In particular, we will compare the

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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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The Best Kubernetes Monitoring Tools

In this article, you’ll learn about the best Kubernetes performance monitoring tools that are currently on the market. Although there are a number of application

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Load test WordPress + nginx on Kubernetes

Why this combination you ask? Load testing is my passion, and I am partial to Kubernetes. I challenged myself to share a use case that

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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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Speedscale Partners with New Relic

Speedscale Teams Up with New Relic Instant Observability Atlanta– December 30, 2021 – Speedscale announced a new partnership with New Relic as part of New

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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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Kubernetes GitOps at Scale from Chick-fil-A

Matt and I are out in Los Angeles this week for KubeCon 2021 this week. At the GitOpsCon event Tuesday we were excited to attend

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Speedscale & Locust: Comparing Performance Te...

Picking the right performance testing tool can be a challenge. What should you look for and what is important? Performance testing is a phrase many

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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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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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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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Desktop K8S in 2021

For this article we’ll dig into some of the options for Local Kubernetes Clusters if you are developing on a Mac.  When doing microservices development,

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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