Performance Testing: Introduction to k6 for Beginners
What you'll learn
- Understand performance testing basics
- Write scripts with k6
- Create load test, stress tests & spike tests
- Understand performance-related metrics
- Write checks/assertions
- Define threasholds
- The possibility of installing tools and software (K6 CLI, Visual Studio Code, Node)
- Grafana Cloud account (free tier)
- The total time it will take to complete the course will he higher than the indicated course duration.
Please note that this course is not affiliated with, sponsored, or endorsed by k6 (Grafana Labs). Grafana Labs is not responsible for the content or delivery of this course. Any references made to k6 or Grafana Labs are purely for informational purposes and do not imply endorsement or affiliation with Grafana Labs.
We initiate our learning adventure with the ABCs of k6, familiarizing you with installation processes and guiding you to set up your very first test. Think of it as learning to ride a bike; once you've grasped the balance, advancing becomes substantially easier. We shed light on the compelling world of performance testing, demystifying essential terms and unfolding the variety of tests executable using k6.
As we progress, we delve deeper into k6 intricacies, learning how to validate responses, craft assertions, and handle complex scenarios proficiently. We equip you with the skills to harness the potential of the K6 Command Line Interface (CLI), and even explore the offerings of Grafana Cloud k6 for a well-rounded learning experience.
Towards the end of our journey, we venture into the critical realm of integrating k6 tests into renowned CI/CD servers including Jenkins, GitLab CI, and Circle CI. This segment is designed to assist you in taking your k6 skills global, and applying them in real-world scenarios to yield outstanding results.
In this course, we leverage the powerful yet accessible tool of k6, making the process less demanding and more engaging for learners at all levels. Whether your application operates through HTTP, web service, or gRPC, k6 stands as a versatile Swiss knife, ready to efficiently assess its performance.
Join us as we buckle up for an insightful adventure into the world of k6 performance testing. Are you ready to transform from a novice to a skilled tester? Let's embark on this learning journey together!
Who this course is for:
- Software Developers
- Testers & QA Engineers
- Site Reliability Engineers (SREs)
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