• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 13, Issue: 28, Pages: 2902-2910

Original Article

Smart campus system using internet of things: simulation and assessment of vertical scalability

Received Date:29 June 2020, Accepted Date:21 July 2020, Published Date:11 August 2020


Background/Objectives: Scalability in the Internet of Things is meant for future extension in Internet connected devices. The scalability can be classified into two broad sense in terms of future flexibility i.e., vertical and horizontal scalability and in terms of infrastructure of the Internet of things i.e., device, communication, gateway, and server levels. Novelty: In this article, a novel taxonomy of scalability is proposed and presented according to infrastructure and it is categorized into four levels i.e., device, gateway, communication,and server levels. Moreover, a performance analysis of vertical scalability is conducted at the server level for a smart campus transportation system on a custom-based emulator developed in Visual Studio. Findings: From the results,it is observed that by increasing the load the response time of the server increases. And by scaling up, response time decreases. By scaling up at a certain limit and increasing the load, response time again increases. It is strongly believed that this research will help in assessing the capacity of present and future smart systems.

Keywords: Internet of things; vertical scalability; horizontal scalability; smart campus; smart transport system


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© 2020 Razzaq et al..This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee).


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