The “Web Services Messaging with Apache Axis2: Concepts and Techniques” article is a good introductory read for those who are still trying to understand the difference between explicit (SOAP-based) messaging and Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs)! I don’t think I need to write anything more in relation to the discussion on…
Here’s something fun I’ve been working on lately (relates to something I blogged about back in November 2004).
Continuing the exchange of comments with Michi Henning here are some more thoughts.
Michi argues that “WS is *RPC*, by definition” . This is a definition that I haven’t come across. I personally see a big difference between a request-response message exchange pattern and a Remote Procedure Call.…
Here’s Michi’s comment to my last post with the formatting preserved:
Savas, my five cents worth, as usual…
> We are even starting seeing hardware products to help with XML processing.
Now, *that’s* really quite something. Translation: “The processing overheads of SOAP are so staggeringly high that the only
In a recent post, Jim argued that SOAP performance is getting better and linked to a couple of articles presenting performance measurements. Of course everyone agrees that processing an XML document has its overheads. And of course, SOAP messages are XML documents.