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    • ISSN: 2301-3559
    • Frequency: Quarterly
    • DOI: 10.18178/LNSE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jemal Antidze
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I. Vekua Scientific Institute of Applied Mathematics
Tbilisi State University, Georgia
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LNSE 2014 Vol.2(4): 314-319 IS4SN: 2301-3559
DOI: 10.7763/LNSE.2014.V2.142

A Software Testing Service Supporting Long-Lived and Asynchronous Testing Jobs

Shueh-Cheng Hu and I-Ching Chen
Abstract—Testing as a service (TaaS) provides features like easiness of use, high availability, low installation and maintenance cost, thus can aid programmers and white-box testers in improving software quality. Automatic test data generation being embedded in a TaaS must consume significant amount of time and computer resources while dealing with mid- or large-scale programs. However, allowing large volume of long-lived test sessions in a TaaS will incur adverse impact on the scalability of the TaaS and its hosting servers. To enable a TaaS supports time-consuming testing jobs and keeps its scalability simultaneously; a message queuing system could be adopted for holding un-processed test jobs temporarily. This article describes the corresponding design rationale, implementation details of a testing as a service with message queuing system and discusses its advantages.

Index Terms—Java path finder, message queuing system, software quality assurance, testing as a service.

Shueh-Cheng Hu is with the Department of Computer Science and Communication Engineering at Providence University, Taichung 43301, Taiwan, ROC (e-mail: schu@ pu.edu.tw).
I-Ching Chen is with the Department of Information Management at Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Yuanlin, ChangHua 510, Taiwan, ROC (the correspondence author: I.-Ching Chen; e-mail: jine@dragon.ccut.edu.tw).


Cite: Shueh-Cheng Hu and I-Ching Chen, "A Software Testing Service Supporting Long-Lived and Asynchronous Testing Jobs," Lecture Notes on Software Engineering vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 314-319, 2014.

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