Running Denial of Service Attacks

In this lesson, we will run a chaos experiment for DoS and observe how our application responds. We will also explore the logs.

Now that you are familiar with Siege, and that you have seen a “trick” baked in the go-demo-8 app that allows us to limit the number of requests the application can handle, we can construct a chaos experiment that will check how the application behaves when under Denial of Service attack.

Inspecting the definition of network-dos.yaml

Let’s take a look at yet another chaos experiment definition.

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