Odds of winning a Lotto jackpot: 1 in 45 million.
Odds of being struck by lightning: 1 in 300,000*.
Odds of National Lottery website collapsing under load: 1 in ???
We quite often post articles about interesting things we’ve seen in the course of our work: snapshots of edge cases or dire examples of failures to optimise.
So, for a bit of a change, we thought we’d give you a quick run-through of a typical engagement. In case you’ve always wondered what went on in a load test, here’s an outline of some work we did recently…