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    Unit and integration testing of modular cloud services

    Sotiriadis, Stelios and Lehmets, A. and Petrakis, E.G.M. and Bessis, N. (2017) Unit and integration testing of modular cloud services. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), 2017 IEEE 31st International Conference on. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 1116-1123. ISBN 9781509060306.

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    Abstract

    Cloud computing and the future Internet concept highlight new requirements for the software engineering phases including testing and validation of modular web services. A major reason is because cloud applications are developed by services belonging to different providers, thus making software testing a really challenging issue. In this work, we propose a testing methodology that includes two fold testing actions; a unit testing of cloud service APIs following white and black box techniques and an integration testing strategy by identifying services that could interface with each other. In addition, we present the Elvior TestCast T3 (TTCN-3) testing tool for automation of use case testing. We demonstrate the results of the methodology when applied to different cloud services and we present a discussion of our conclusions for a real world use case, in which we applied this methodology.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Series ISSN: 1550-445X
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Web services, application program interfaces, cloud computing, program testing, program verification, Elvior TestCast T3 testing tool, TTCN-3 testing tool, black box techniques, cloud computing, cloud service API, future Internet, integration testing strategy, modular Web services testing, modular Web services validation, modular cloud services testing, software engineering, software testing, two fold testing, unit testing, use case testing automation, white box techniques, Automation, Cloud computing, Computational modeling, Software testing, Standards, Cloud computing, Cloud service testing, Cloud services, TTCN-3, TestCast
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    Research Centres and Institutes: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Stelios Sotiriadis
    Date Deposited: 02 May 2018 13:37
    Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 01:48
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21802

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