IoT Testing | A Complete Guide | What We Test? | Skills&Tools

  • What is the Internet of things?
  • What technologies make IoT possible?
  • What are the use cases of the Internet of Things?
A completed guide of IoT testing-51testing
A completed guide of IoT testing-51testing
  • IoT, what are we testing?
  • What skill does an IoT tester need to know?
  • What are the IoT testing tools you should know?

A typical Internet of Things consists of the following parts:

A typical Internet of Things consists of device, data collection, data processing and application layers.-51testing
different layers of the Internet of Things
  • Device layer
  • Data collection layer
  • Data processing layer
  • Data presentation layer (application layer)

So how should IoT testing be conducted?

According to the above hierarchy, the following tests are mostly carried out in the R&D department:

  • Device layer
  • Data collection layer
  • Data processing layer
  • Data presentation layer(Application layer)

In addition to the above conventional test items, what else will customers pay attention to?

  • Security
  • Compatibility
  • Deployment and upgrade
  • Protocol

What skills do IoT testers need to master?

skills that IoT testers need to master — 51testing
skills that IoT testers need to master-51testing-software testing
  • Gray Box Testing
  • Embedded systems
  • Effective and executive emulation technique
  • Ability to deal with traffic peak and sudden traffic peak
  • Data security

IoT testing tools you should know

IoT testing tools that testers should know-51testing
IoT testing tools that testers should know
  • Wireshark
  • Shodan
  • Tcpdump

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