[WWW10 Highlights] Compressed and binary XML

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn@ebt.com
Sat, 1 Jan 2000 13:07:59 -0500


> it appears that adoption of SOAP involves a performance hit.

When I compared XML-RPC to DCE RPC (a long time ago now)
the main thing was the data size overhead (and hence # packets
sent). Parsing the data accounted for <9% of the degradation.

Straight comparison of XML-RPC vs. DCE RPC showed 150%-300%
degradation.