Performance Testing: Introduction to k6 for Beginners
Use k6 to test the performance your web applications and APIs by running load tests, stress tests and spike tests.
Created by Valentine Despa | 2.5 hours on-demand video course
We initiate our learning adventure with the ABCs of k6, familiarizing you with installation processes and guiding you to set up your very first test. Think of it as learning to ride a bike; once you’ve grasped the balance, advancing becomes substantially easier. We shed light on the compelling world of performance testing, demystifying essential terms and unfolding the variety of tests executable using k6.
As we progress, we delve deeper into k6 intricacies, learning how to validate responses, craft assertions, and handle complex scenarios proficiently. We equip you with the skills to harness the potential of the K6 Command Line Interface (CLI), and even explore the offerings of Grafana Cloud k6 for a well-rounded learning experience.
Towards the end of our journey, we venture into the critical realm of integrating k6 tests into renowned CI/CD servers including Jenkins, GitLab CI, and Circle CI. This segment is designed to assist you in taking your k6 skills global, applying them in real-world scenarios to yield outstanding results.
In this Performance Testing: Introduction to k6 for Beginners Udemy Course, we leverage the powerful yet accessible tool of k6, making the process less demanding and more engaging for learners at all levels. Whether your application operates through HTTP, web service, or gRPC, k6 stands as a versatile Swiss knife, ready to efficiently assess its performance.
What you’ll learn
- Understand performance testing basics
- Write scripts with k6
- Create load test, stress tests & spike tests
- Understand performance-related metrics
- Write checks/assertions
- Define threasholds