Arjun Naik works at Zalando in their engineering team for site reliability. Load testing is a key process to meet the expectations of the millions of shoe and fashion aficionados who shop in Zalando’s online store worldwide. It’s vital to always keep an eye on the site’s status during load testing and only gradually increase the ramp traffic – otherwise you might roast your network! The old Zalando shop was a monolithic system but, with the adoption of radical agility, it has moved teams to a microservices architecture… which, in turn, requires renewed load testing!
You can watch this video also at the source.