Performance Evaluation of Java Web Services: A Developer’s Perspective
Sanjay Ahuja, Je-Loon Yang
DOI: 10.4236/cn.2010.23029   PDF    HTML     9,112 Downloads   16,895 Views   Citations


As the population of the Internet grows rapidly the development of web technologies becomes extremely important. For the evolvement of Web 2.0, web services are essential. Web services are programs that allow computers of different platforms on the web to interactively communicate without the need of extra data for human reading interfaces and formats such as web page structures. Since web service is a future trend for the growth of internet, the tools that are used for development is also important. Although there are many choices of web service frameworks to choose from, developers should choose the framework that fits best to their application based on performance, time and effort for the framework. In this project, we chose four common frameworks to compare them in both qualitative and quantitative metrics. After running the tests, the results are statistically analyzed by SAS.

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Ahuja, S. and Yang, J. (2010) Performance Evaluation of Java Web Services: A Developer’s Perspective. Communications and Network, 2, 200-206. doi: 10.4236/cn.2010.23029.

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