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Case study: How to test a service under production load before going to production

Have you ever run into production problems that you wished you could have caught earlier? This post looks at utilizing shadow traffic and canary traffic in Nodejs and TypeScript to test your service under production load before going to production. There is an attached working code repository for anyone to follow along with, or even to clone and test the functionality yourself: https://github.com/futurice/shadow-and-canary-traffic-example

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    Antti Pitkänen
    Software & Business Developer