Architectures Server-Centric vs Mobile-Centric for Developing WoT Applications
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The massive adoption of smart devices has fostered the development of Web of Things (WoT) applications. Due to the limited capabilities of these devices (some of them are battery powered, or the data exchange is limited), these applications have very stringent requirements. The success or failure of these applications largely depends on how they address these requirements, being the resource consumption a crucial one. Our experience has shown us that with different architectural styles we can obtain a similar behaviour, but the selected style directly impacts on the resource consumption. During the last few years, different frameworks, tools and activities have been proposed to estimate this consumption in early development phases in order to guide the decision making process. However, they are still not incorporated by the industry and researchers. This tutorial delves into different architectural styles that can be applied and what tools can be used to early estimate their consumption.
KeywordsWeb of Things Web application development Mobile-centric Server-centric
This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through projects TIN2015-69957-R), by the Department of Economy and Infrastructure of the Government of Extremadura (GR18112, IB18030), and by the European Regional Development Fund and by 4IE project (0045-4IE-4-P) funded by the Interreg V-A España-Portugal (POCTEP) 2014-2020 program.
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