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"Load Tests 101! Why and where to start?", with Aurélien Deleusière

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Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Nov 10 will be "Load Tests 101! Why and where to start?", with Aurélien Deleusière. (Topic description and speaker bio below.)


TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)

Let’s be honest, we’re not always doing load tests before going to production. And it worked well... until this famous day that became a nightmare and you told to yourself "Never again. Ever."

Sizing complex system requires a clear methodology about load tests. Which components to be tested? How to tests them? What is the influence of the infrastructure itself? Are you able to guarantee the response times and the SLA your business committed to? What are the limits of your application? Are you able to resist to that peak on Christmas campaign? Is your application just working as usual under high traffic?

We’ll also introduce how to use Gatling, a high performances load testing framework, and simple tools like Fusion Reactor and Mission Control.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)

Aurel is a French software engineer specialized in web development and architecture. He started building applications with Adobe ColdFusion in 1997 at the great time of Internet pioneers’.

With people in mind, he always strives for simplicity and quality in development, without sacrificing security and performances. Having spent time troubleshooting, fine-tuning, fixing, auditing, securing, architecting, coding applications for large international companies... he witnessed a lot of scenes of crime, he shares his knowledge with developers for building better applications.

WHEN: Thurs. Nov 10, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-5)

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DURATION: Approx. 1 hour, plus time for questions


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