In this chapter, we got a detailed look at how we can perform load testing on our AWS enterprise application by using a Grinder Amazon Machine Image (AMI). We saw the step-by-step process of how we can use Grinder to test our application, and how to modify it to cater for increased infrastructure requirements.
We also got a detailed look at how we can use the features of AWS to perform day-to-day production activities such as implementing new releases and patch/update management into QA environments.
In the last section, we saw that we could start with a running production environment, create a copy in under an hour, and re-run all of the functional and load testing on an exact copy of the hardware being used in production.
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