THE PERFORMANCE BOMB

Gregory Alan Bolcer gbolcer@endeavors.com
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 20:14:28 -0700


Sherry Listgarten wrote:
> 
> Speaking of web services...
> 
> I'm still at the beginning of trying to understand this stuff (novice
> alert!), and I'm curious as to why I've seen little mention of the
> performance of the web services framework. (By which I mean mainly the
> xml/soap-or-xmlrpc/wsdl/uddi stack.) I can imagine three reasons:
> 
> 1. I haven't read enough -- lots of people care and are addressing it
> 2. The services are *so* coarse-grained that overhead is minimal

Definitely #2. 


> 3. Performance is not as important as widespread participation -- simple
> trumps fast
> 
> <any><wisdom>?
> 
> -- Sherry.
> 
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