Your application is going live tomorrow, the new marketing campaign is about to start, you enjoy a margarita, life is good. Yet something keeps bugging you, are you sure your webapp won't crash down? "Damn, forgot about the stress tests!"
Traffic grows, data grows, our applications have to withstand increasing loads, so stress tests are more and more of a critical issue.
Gatling is a new generation stress tool developed in Scala. Its fully async engine based on Akka actors and Netty NIO makes it very efficient, and the rich yet simple DSL makes it very user-friendly. Your project managers will love it too, thanks to its relevant and portable reports.
This talk will cover the main principles of Gatling's architecture and demonstrate how quick and easy building stress tests with Gatling is.