Q: What type of applications can I load test?
A: Currently, this solution supports cloud-based applications, and on-prem applications as long as you have a network connection from your AWS account to your application. The solution supports APIs that use either HTTP or HTTPS. You also have control over the HTTP request headers, so you can add authorization or custom headers to pass tokens or API keys.
Q: What is the maximum load for a single test?
A: The maximum number of tasks that can be running in Amazon ECS using the AWS Fargate launch type is 50 per AWS Region, per account. The Taurus load testing Docker image can generate up to 200 concurrent connections per task which means that the maximum load for a single test is 10,000 concurrent requests (200 connections * 50 running tasks at a time). The maximum executation time of a test is four hours.
Q: Can I run multiple tests at the same time?
A: This solution sends the results from all tasks running in the Amazon ECS cluster to one Amazon CloudWatch log group. Therefore, this solution’s web console supports one running test as a time. If you run more than one test at a time, the solution will send the combined results from all running tests to the log group.
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Introduction to AWS Fargate
In this course, you will learn how AWS Fargate makes it easier for you to run applications using containers nd we walk through an example architecture of AWS Fargate and Amazon ECS so you can better understand how the service works.
Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) Primer
In this course, you will learn about the implementation of containers on AWS using ECS and complementary services, such as the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR). You will also learn about common microservices scenarios.
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