What is it
K6 is an extensible load testing tool.
Why we use it
K6 is an extensible load testing tool built for developer happiness. It has easy to use APIs and CLI. It is open source. The k6 engine is written in Go making it one of the best performing load testing tools available. Grafana k6 is an open-source load testing tool that makes performance testing easy and productive for engineering teams. K6 is free, developer-centric, and extensible.
When to use it
Use K6 for load testing scenarios through http and grpc. There is a extend load testing repo for load testing our Extend API.
How to learn it
- Read the K6 docs guide