Stress Testing With BlazeMeter: How The New York Times Prepared for the Election Season

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As the leading source for reliable, up-to-date news information, it is critical for The New York Times to ensure site performance and stability—especially during election surges. Stress testing played a vital role across the organization’s teams to identify bottlenecks, improve observability, exercise resiliency, and increase confidence during the 2020 election season.


Join The New York Times’ Shesh Patel, Engineering Manager, and Prathamesh Nagle, Lead Software Engineer, to discover how the news powerhouse planned, prepared and executed—all while doubling subscribers—during this high traffic event.