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Bertolino A., De Angelis G., Frantzen L., Polini A. Model-based generation of testbeds for Web services. In: The 20th IFIP Int. Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems. TESTCOM 2008 (Tokyo, Giappone, 10-13 Giugno 2008). Proceedings, pp. 266 - 282. Kenji Suzuki, Teruo Higashino, Andreas Ulrich, Toru Hasegawa (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5047). Springer, 2008.
 
 
Abstract
(English)
A Web Service is commonly not an independent software entity, but plays a role in some business process. Hence, it depends on the services provided by external Web Services, to provide its own service. While developing and testing a Web Service, such external services are not always available, or their usage comes along with unwanted side effects like, e.g., utilization fees or database modifications. We present a model-based approach to generate stubs for Web Services which respect both an extra-functional contract expressed via a Service Level Agreement (SLA), and a functional contract modeled via a state machine. These stubs allow a developer to set up a testbed over the target platform, in which the extra-functional and functional behavior of a Web Service under development can be tested before its publication.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-68524-1
Subject Verification
Performance
Quality of Service
Testbed
Web services
Symbolic transition system
D.2.5 Testing and Debugging
D.2.2 Design Tools and Techniques


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