We recently decided to go with a professional uptime and status page service for LoadForge. We took this decision for several reasons, but primarily:
Making the decision was quite complex, and required a lot of testing and a lot of research in the cost and prices of the options. There are excellent ones aimed at mid-size and larger enterprise which have extremely high entry points that we decided to immediately ignore.
Then we went about seeing what options there were that fulfilled our two primary requirements, and had the best additional features.
After scouring the web for options, we determined these were all "good enough" and were either available to us for free, or for less than $100 per month.
For LoadForge we decided to go with Checkly. There were a number of reasons:
We definitely recommend giving them a try, otherwise, have a look at the other great options from our Contender list.
Other interesting articles from our load testing experts:
Load Testing Strapi CMS
How to load test your Strapi headless CMS and it's GraphQL performance. Strapi is a leading opensource headless CMS, and actually powers the backend to the LoadForge blog.
Load Testing GraphQL APIs
Load testing a GraphQL API is easy with LoadForge. So much so, that we decided to run a micro (so as to not abuse their kind open API) load test against the SpaceX GraphQL API as an example.