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At Hotwire we have a long history of using Performance testing tools to certify production release candidates. LoadRunner was used for more than 10 years to run 50+ complex scenarios and sign-off release candidates.

In 2015 Performance Testing team migrated all Performance test scripts to Gatling.

We have achieved multiple benefits by this migration:

  • Started using Scala DSL instead of LoadRunner UI
  • Implemented real-time monitoring with Graphite and Grafana
  • Replaced Windows load generators with RHEL7 and moved them to AWS
  • Increased number of load generators and enabled CI for performance testing…