17 SEPTEMBER 2019

Theory and Practice of Load Testing

Yandex is one of the largest Internet companies in Europe operating Russia’s most popular search engine and Russia's most visited website.

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On March 29th, Yandex held a one-day conference for performance testing professionals at the Extropolis conference center in their Moscow office. The event titled "Theory and Practice of Load Testing" was split into two parts:
  • a presentation of testing approach for a typical web-service that allows locating bottlenecks and optimizing performance;
  • a practical workshop about Yandex.Tank open source load testing tool ( https://github.com/yandex-load/yandex-tank ).
Presentations: Load Testing for a typical web-service: Bottlenecks and how to find limiting parts of your web-service and increase its performance: