Performance Testing of an Internet of Things Platform

John Esquiagola, Laisa Costa, Pablo Calcina, Geovane Fedrecheski, Marcelo Zuffo


The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects, or things, with embedded electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity. The connection of all these things leverages value generation, by offering new services and strategic information. In order to make the Internet of Things possible, the integration of many technologies is necessary, such as machine-to-machine and cyber-physical systems. The process of testing IoT applications introduces new challenges because it does not only includes typical test strategies and methodologies. Testing an IoT system depends on its the specific configuration, and it also needs to consider the hardware platform and the network environment. Currently, industry and academy efforts are focusing on usability and connectivity tests, such as: simulating the environment where the device is to be used, and ensuring information is exchanged in a secure manner. In this paper, we use the current version of our IoT platform to perform stress testing of our IoT platform under different conditions. Our test methodology for IoT applications is also presented. Three different hardware platforms have been used for performing the stress testing of our platform.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Esquiagola J., Costa L., Calcina P., Fedrecheski G. and Zuffo M. (2017). Performance Testing of an Internet of Things Platform . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS, ISBN 978-989-758-245-5, pages 309-314. DOI: 10.5220/0006304503090314

in Bibtex Style

author={John Esquiagola and Laisa Costa and Pablo Calcina and Geovane Fedrecheski and Marcelo Zuffo},
title={Performance Testing of an Internet of Things Platform},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,
TI - Performance Testing of an Internet of Things Platform
SN - 978-989-758-245-5
AU - Esquiagola J.
AU - Costa L.
AU - Calcina P.
AU - Fedrecheski G.
AU - Zuffo M.
PY - 2017
SP - 309
EP - 314
DO - 10.5220/0006304503090314