How to Load Test Your Kafka Producers and Consumers using k6

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  • xk6-kafka

    k6 extension to load test Apache Kafka with support for various serialization formats, SASL, TLS, compression, Schema Registry client and beyond

    The xk6-kafka extension provides some convenient functions for interacting with Kafka Producers and Consumers. It serves as a producer that can send a high volume of messages per second, allowing you to monitor the system under test (SUT) and test how the application will keep up with the load.

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