Web Test Automation
Infrastructure Training

Deep dive into the infrastructure worlds.
Learn how you can configure 1000+ browsers run
and create efficient selenium webdriver Infrastructure

1 day
This workshop shows how to build efficient and scalable browser automation infrastructure using new tools: Selenoid and Ggr. You will be taught why running browsers in containers is so efficient, how to easily install Selenoid for local development and then create a fault-tolerant cluster with Ggr load-balancer.

To attend this class it is recommended to have some experience with Selenium, Linux shell and Docker. We also expect to have Docker installed on your computer and have some example Selenium tests to run.
Target audience
Course type
1 day
Course duration
10 persons
Average amount in a group
Course level
Theory / practice
Onsite, online
400€ 600€
Fee per participant
Workshop agenda
Local browser tests development
  • Selenium WebDriver: 20 mins of theory.
    • Brief Selenium history
    • Current WebDriver architecture
    • How Selenoid works
  • Selenoid installation for tests development
    • What is required to start Selenoid.
    • Manual installation: creating config file, pulling browser images, starting Selenoid.
    • Shorter way: fully automated installation via CM tool
    • Selenoid UI installation and features.
  • Basic Selenoid features:
    • Custom screen resolution
    • Looking at live browser screen
    • Recording and downloading video
    • Custom test name
  • Updating browsers
    • Automatically
    • Manually
Creating Selenium WebDriver cluster
  • Selenium clusters theory.
    • Why Selenium Grid is not suitable.
    • Client-side load balancing.
    • Server-side load-balancing.
    • How to share state. Session ID magic.
    • Ggr server. How it works.
  • Setting up Ggr.
    • Creating users file
    • Creating quota file
    • Starting Ggr
    • Running tests against Ggr
  • Cluster Maintenance.
    • Changing available browsers with no downtime.
    • Adding users with no downtime.
    • How to deal with multiple quota files.
    • Proxying to external commercial Selenium services.
    • Adding more Ggr instances. Health checking instances.
Advanced Selenoid features for big clusters
  • Advanced browsers configuration file fields
    • Volumes
    • Environment variables
    • Tmpfs
    • Hosts entries
    • ShmSize
  • Sending logs to centralized logs storage.
    • Why? ELK (EBK) stack and alternatives.
    • How to configure Selenoid to send logs.
  • Sending statistics to centralized metrics storage.
    • /status API
    • Configuring Telegraf to upload statistics.
    • Creating statistics dashboard with Grafana.
  • Selenoid for Windows browsers.
    • How it works without Docker.
    • Difference in configuration file.
    • How to run multiple isolated sessions under Windows.
What knowledge is expected?
To attend this class it is recommended to have some experience with Selenium, Linux shell and Docker. We also expect to have Docker installed on your computer and have some example Selenium tests to run.
What should be installed before course?
  • Selenium WebDriver
  • Docker
Will I have support after course?
Our company works according to the principle of individual approach to every client. This method lets us to get success in problems of all levels.
What is included in practice?
  • to be added soon
10% discount for groups of 8 people or more
Within one week after the application you will receive a confirmation email only if you are admitted. A maximum of 12 participants will be accepted.
Contact us:
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