Sooner or later, there comes the time to measure how your RESTful service behaves under load. There are many out of the shelf tools, that allow to do this in "quick-and-dirty" way — like wrk / wrk2, ab, etc. However, if you’re working with JVM and want to setup reproducible and comprehensive load testing, probably, the best tool would be Gatling.
So, this post is
how-to article for setting up load testing of Spring Boot service with Gatling.