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Introducing Grafana Cloud k6: How to run load tests with Grafana and k6

Grafana Cloud k6 is a feature available to all users of Grafana Cloud. It allows you to run load and performance tests right from the comfort of your Grafana Cloud instance, without needing to create a separate account on k6 Cloud. Grafana Cloud k6 helps you get started quickly with a GUI Test Builder or with test scripts written in JavaScript, and then visualize your test results in real-time, alongside your other Grafana dashboards that monitor your system infrastructure. With Grafana Cloud k6, you can get a holistic look at your system's performance-- on any environment.

k-SIX News - Breaking News! Grafana Cloud k6 launch

Announcing the launch of Grafana Cloud k6! The k6 Cloud platform is finally available as a new offering within Grafana Cloud that empowers developers, operations and QA teams to prevent system failures and consistently deliver fast and reliable applications. The announcement comes directly from Raj Dutt, Grafana Labs CEO. Paul Balogh gives a tour through the new clouds in his weather segment, closing with the usual fun and bloopers.

Grafana Cloud k6: observability and performance testing in the same platform (k6 Office Hours #83)

With the release of Grafana Cloud k6, you can get observability and performance testing in the same platform. Senior Product Manager Mark Meier and Frontend Lead Simon Legander join Nicole van der Hoeven to talk about what Grafana Cloud k6 is, how you can use it, and demonstrate what it can do to improve your system's reliability.

Introducing Grafana Cloud k6: unified performance testing and observability

Organizations use load and performance testing to prevent issues from impacting customers, which is essential if they want to stay relevant in today’s digital-first world. And with the rise of cloud native technology and DevOps, software teams must shift performance testing left, towards development. However, traditional load and performance testing tools simply haven’t kept pace, leaving developers, operations, and QA teams siloed.

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Continuous Load Testing | A Developer's Guide

Continuous load testing is a powerful way of preparing for surges in traffic, without needing real users. Imagine you're a software engineer working on a website that's seen a recent surge in traffic. Despite initial testing indicating that the website should be capable of handling the increased load, the website crashes during peak hours. Load Testing is the process of simulating real-world usage of a website or application. The continuous version is when you integrate it into your development process as part of a CI/CD pipeline.


Load Testing Made Simpler with Resource Object Model

Load testing, which is as a type of non-functional testing that puts a structure or system under pressure and measures its response, might sound boring. In reality the entire process of planning, estimating, and implementing load tests against the system is like putting together pieces of a complex puzzle, and it can be a lot of fun.