Load Testing Webservices

At Portavita we build webservices. We need to know how our services perform and behave under heavy load. In this article I’ll try to explain to you how we use Gatling to load test our webservices. Gatling is a load and performance testing tool that provides you with a domain... [Read More]

Caveats for Working with Kafka Consumers

My team at Portavita has been working a lot recently with an open-source message broker called Apache Kafka. It describes itself as a distributed commit log system. To understand what that means I recommend you read this excellent blog post of Jay Kreps at linkedin. In this post I give... [Read More]