by Datadog


Scale Testing the Network Control Plane

Anubhav Mishra

Anubhav Mishra

Head of HashiCorp Labs | HashiCorp

In April 2021, HashiCorp completed the Consul Global Scale Benchmark where Consul updated 172,000+ services running on 10,000 nodes on AWS in under 1 second. Over the course of the experiment, we logged over 1.8 Billion log events in Datadog. This talk explains the following:

  • The testbench used to run the experiment
  • How we used Datadog metrics and logs services for the benchmark
  • What we learned from the experiment