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January 2007

The hidden battle between web services: REST versus SOAP

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Almost everyone has at least heard of SOAP. Few people have heard of REST. But both are jockeying for the mindshare of developers trying solve problems building applications on the web. REST by virtue of existing, and SOAP largely by virtue of backing by software vendors and standards bodies.

March 2005

Evaluating SOAP for High Performance Business Applications: Real-Time Trading Systems

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Web services, with an emphasis on open standards and flexibility, may provide benefits over existing capital markets integration practices. However, web services must first meet certain technical requirements including performance, security and fault-tolerance. This paper presents an experimental evaluation of SOAP performance using realistic business application message content.