[AWS Marketplace] Gatling FrontLine 1.8 is out!

[AWS Marketplace] Gatling FrontLine 1.8 is out!

Gatling FrontLine 1.8 is now available for AWS Marketplace users!

You can find Gatling FrontLine 1.8 release note here!

Here is our agenda:

  1. What is new?
  2. Did you know? Support & Free evaluation
  3. Migration guide from 1.7 to 1.8

What is new?

JFrog Artifactory support

 

Gatling FrontLine is now able to fetch your load testing simulations in your Artifactory repository. You can configure directly in Gatling FrontLine’s interface:

 

Sonatype Nexus support

 

Gatling FrontLine is now able to fetch your load testing simulations in your Sonatype Nexus repository. You can configure directly in Gatling FrontLine’s interface:

Enhanced Kubernetes support

 

Gatling FrontLine now has a Kubernetes and a OpenShift support to deploy your load injectors. You can configure your pre-configured pools of load injectors directly in Gatling FrontLine’s interface:

Jenkins Credentials support

 

We improved Gatling FrontLine’s integration with Jenkins. We also support integrations with other CI solutions, like Bamboo and TeamCity. If you are using another CI solution, contact us or use our public APIs, documented in Swagger!

Did you know?

Free evaluation

You can now try Gatling FrontLine for free for 5 days! Choose our Continuous Load Testing offer ($3 per hour): it includes a 5-day trial during which you can use your Gatling FrontLine instance for free! Start now: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B07PGVNVDG

One way to contact us: support@gatling.io

Experiencing an issue with Gatling FrontLine? Contact us now: support@gatling.io! Our team will get back to you shortly!

Migration guide from 1.7 to 1.8

If you were using Gatling FrontLine 1.7 in AWS Marketplace before, here are the steps to migrate your instance:

Upgrade instructions

To restore your initial configuration:

  1. Copy your original FrontLine configuration from the file /opt/frontline/conf/frontline.conf

To restore your test data, from your initial instance:

  1. Connect to the instance using SSH
  2. Stop FrontLine by typing sudo service stop frontline
  3. Stop Cassandra by typing sudo service stop cassandra
  4. Cassandra data lives in either /var/lib/cassandra or /var/opt/cassandra depending on your previous version

Then, in the new instance:

  1. Connect to the instance using SSH
  2. Stop FrontLine by typing sudo systemctl stop frontline, as we are now using systemd
  3. Stop Cassandra by typing sudo systemctl stop cassandra
  4. Replace the content of the directory /var/lib/cassandra with the backup you created at the previous step.
  5. Start Cassandra by typing sudo systemctl cassandra start
  6. Start FrontLine by typing sudo systemctl frontline start

Usage instructions

  1. Launch FrontLine via 1-click
  2. Access the application via web browser at http://<EC2_Instance_Public_DNS>
  3. Click on Next to start the automated configuration of FrontLine
  4. Record the username and go to your AWS Console get to Instance ID of the machine hosting FrontLine, then wait for FrontLine to restart, clicking on next again
  5. When prompted for login and password, login using the previously recorded username and password

We hope you will enjoy Gatling FrontLine in AWS Marketplace! Feel free to send your feedback!

The Gatling team