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speedscale vs locust

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

API Dependency Map

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

API Traffic Viewer

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

api traffic

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

envoy in webassembly

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

kubernetes packet capture

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

Istio and Speedscale

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

service mesh

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

local kubernetes clusters

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,

service mock diagram

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

gitlab devops

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

kubernetes resources

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

root cause analysis

Replay Single Transactions for Root Cause Analysis

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

Software Engineering Daily Podcast

Podcast Source: Speedscale: Automated Testing with Ken Ahrens and Matt LeRay Large portions of software development budgets are dedicated for testing code. A new component

Top 5 Kubernetes Load-Testing Tools and How They C...

Kubernetes is a popular choice for running a cloud workload – and for good reason. It can be a powerful tool for orchestrating your applications. It

sre golden signals

Feature Spotlight: Golden Signals

As a team we have spent many years troubleshooting performance problems in production systems. Applications have gotten so complex you need a standard methodology to

enterprise priorities

Enterprise CXO Priorities for 2021

One of the reasons we selected Sierra Ventures as one of our seed investors is because of their CXO Advisory Board. They have dozens of

CNCF and Developer Productivity

Speedscale can help improve the quality phase of your CI/CD pipeline with more realistic conditions.