5 reasons to run your Selenium tests in Kubernetes... and how to do that

During the last years we in Aerokube team created and demonstrated truly efficient Selenium tools: Selenoid and Ggr. With two small daemons you can easily organize a reliable Selenium cluster where each browser will be running in separate Docker container.

In this talk I would like to address another important question - Selenium cluster resources consumption. I will explain step by step why running browsers in Kubernetes cluster can dramatically decrease your Selenium cluster cost. You will see how to consume times less computing resources and still have the same powerful Selenium features like video recording, debugging running tests, creating browser sessions for manual testing and so on.

I will show how to install, manage and scale Selenium cluster in Kubernetes using Aerokube Moon solution and compare resulting cluster cost to other popular solutions.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. About myself
  2. Existing Selenium solutions overview
  3. How much does it cost to have a Selenium cluster on virtual machines
  4. What is Kubernetes and how it can dramatically decrease computing resources consumption
  5. What is Moon, how to install it and start running your tests in minutes (demo)
  6. How much does it cost to have a cluster with Moon compared to traditional solutions
  7. Conclusion

Learning Outcome

  1. Why Kubernetes is a must-have for Selenium testing

  2. What is Moon and how it works

  3. How much you could economize by moving Selenium test infrastructure to Kubernetes

Target Audience

Everybody interested in running Selenium tests in reliable way

Prerequisites for Attendees

You need to know how Selenium infrastructure works. Good to know what is Docker and Kubernetes.

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