Implementing and Debugging Load Tests for Go Applications Running in Kubernetes

Donald Le
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Implementing and Debugging Load Tests for Go Applications Running in Kubernetes

In this article, you’ll learn how to implement and debug load tests for a Golang application running in Kubernetes with Telepresence

The article discusses the importance of load testing web and mobile applications before release to ensure they can handle expected user loads. It provides a guide on implementing and debugging load tests for a Go application in a Kubernetes cluster using k6 and Telepresence. The tutorial covers setting up a Kubernetes cluster, deploying applications, building Docker images, creating test scripts, and debugging performance issues using Telepresence and Visual Studio Code. It also explains the difference between load testing and stress testing, and the importance of addressing resource utilization issues to maintain a good user experience.