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Yet Another JSON query language: Introducing JMESPath support

The issue with JsonPath Gatling has had JsonPath support for many year, since Nicolas Rémond contributed it 2013 (thanks again!). We even went to the length of having our own implementation because we weren’t satisfied with existing ones in terms of performance and maintainability. Still, JsonPath suffers from a huge issue at its core that’s […]

Posted on 31 July 2019

Load Testing AWS SQS with Gatling

Some of our users asked about load testing AWS SQS with Gatling. Here is a step-by-step guide! Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is AWS’s managed message queuing service. As of now, Gatling doesn’t have a native SQS support, but still, it’s fairly easy to use Gatling to load test SQS. AWS provides a library that […]

Posted on 31 January 2019

Metrics and Analysis—Part 1: Mean and Standard Deviation

Let’s cut right to the chase and state how it is: mean and standard deviation aren’t useful in load testing. Most of our time is used looking at metrics, we need to make sure it is spent as efficiently as we can. That in mind, which metrics should we use to have a clear view […]

Posted on 20 November 2018

HTTP/2 Exploration – Part 2: Weight and dependency

We continue this series of blog posts about HTTP/2. Gatling 3 now support HTTP/2. We did a lot of research and we want to share with you what we have learned in our journey. Today’s topic: weight and dependency. If you want an introduction to what HTTP/2 is and the concept of multiplexing, check out […]

Posted on 13 November 2018