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Verifying the auto-scaling of an AWS infrastructure with performance testing can be done by following these steps:

  1. Define the test scope: Define the scope of the testing, including the components to be tested, the test cases to be executed, and the test environment.
  2. Create a test plan: Develop a test plan that outlines the types of tests you will run, the load levels you will test, and the expected outcomes.
  3. Set up the test environment: Set up the test environment, including the necessary AWS resources, such as EC2 instances, load balancers, and auto-scaling groups.
  4. Run load tests: Use a load testing tool, such as Apache JMeter or Gatling, to simulate a high number of concurrent users and transactions. Gradually increase the load level to test the system’s ability to handle different levels of traffic.
  5. Monitor the system: Use monitoring tools, such as AWS CloudWatch, to monitor the system’s performance, such as CPU usage, memory usage, and network traffic.
  6. Analyze the results: Analyze the results of the load tests, including the response time, throughput, and error rate. Compare the results to the expected outcomes outlined in the test plan.
  7. Validate the auto-scaling: Validate that the auto-scaling feature is working as intended by monitoring the number of EC2 instances in the auto-scaling group and ensuring that they increase or decrease as needed.
  8. Repeat the test: Repeat the test after making any changes to the system, such as adding new resources or changing the auto-scaling configurations, to ensure that the system continues to perform as expected.

By following these steps, you can use performance testing to verify that the auto-scaling feature of your AWS infrastructure is working as intended and that the system can handle different levels of traffic


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