Case Study | Peak Performance

Peak Performance Case study. Not On The High Street.


  • Updated the existing test pack from previous years, refactoring scripts as needed to deliver the correct workload model
  • We undertook the following:
    • Environment scaled: Dynamically scaled the Cloud based infrastructure to support peak trading periods
    • Identified areas for continued performance improvements
    • Mentored the existing team so they could undertake further testing


Founded in London in 2006, ‘Not On The High Street’ are one of Britain’s best-known online marketplace retailers, helping customers source a wide range of handmade and personalised goods. With a net worth of £6 million, they are home to over 5,000 small businesses.

With the significant increase in sellers on their platform, peak performance was a priority. We worked with them to ensure a positive customer experience.

  • To run annual performance tests to ensure NOTHS are ready for peak trading
  • To determine the optimal scale of the production environment to ensure performance during peak
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