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Challenges in Evaluating SOA Test Processes

  • Ayaz Farooq
  • Konstantina Georgieva
  • Reiner R. Dumke
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5338)

Abstract

Service-oriented architecture enables creation of enterprise-wide and cross-enterprise flexible, dynamic business processes and agile applications. The performance, reliability and other quality aspects of such systems, thus, become very important for the success of businesses. Testing is a way to evaluate these quality attributes. However, the new unique architecture style of SOA-based systems calls for reorienting testing procedures, methods, techniques, and tools etc. In this paper we discuss how we can evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of SOA test process. Considering an existing generic test process evaluation framework, we attempt to highlight areas where necessary adjustments to this framework are needed to care for the specialized testing perspectives of SOA-based systems.

Keywords

Service-oriented architecture software test process test process evaluation test process improvement software measurement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayaz Farooq
    • 1
  • Konstantina Georgieva
    • 1
  • Reiner R. Dumke
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Distributed SystemsUniversity of MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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