DevOpsDownUnder – Day 2 – Load testing

Notes from the Load testing Session on Sunday.

Lonely Planet

  • Need tests developed as features are added
  • Moved tests to jmeter
  • Anyone can run and develop tests ( previous just one test guy who had to write and run tests for 3 agile teams)
  • Load test are integrated and tested as part of continious integration


  • test important paths and functions daily
  • Emails test person and author of recent commit if things (usually load times) get worse
  • Graphs of speed of pages

Demo of Cloudtest by one of the participants. Looks amzing (although quite expensive I guess)

Suggested vendors / Products

  • neotest
  • cloudtest
  • siege
  • browsermob ( uses Selenium)
  • newrelic