A performance evaluation of docker-based MQTT server implementation on internet of things device

Sławomir Przyłucki, Dariusz Czerwiński, Artur Sierszeń


The paper presents an analysis of the implementation of the MQTT server on the Raspberry Pi device. The standard configuration of the server (without virtualization layer) is compared to the configuration based on a Docker container and the principles of microservices. The test system has been evaluated over the performance of the MQTT server.


Internet of Things (IoT); microservices; Docker containers; MQTT

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2017_v38.n3.812