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Load testing and disasters

Posted in Load testing by testing in London on November 3, 2011

From TMC

“…the harsh weather that “never seemed to go away” held the transportation infrastructure and its operators in a stranglehold. And then that Icelandic volcano thing happened.

Transportation industry websites were overwhelmed with the massive traffic surge and some went down. But Swedavia, the country’s largest airport operator, had thought ahead and implemented a cloud-based offload service. So the Web traffic was redirected, within minutes, to a cloud-based high performance delivery network…”

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