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Difference between Apache Axis and Apache Soap

Garandi Garandi
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What is the difference between Apache Axis and Apache soap, which one is better and why?
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Lasse Koskela
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Apache Axis is a follow-up project for Apache SOAP. All development is done in the Axis project nowadays.


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Suneesh Raman
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We are using apache soap for trasfering live java objects .Is there any significant performance difference between two
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May I suggest you compare them yourself? I'm not trying to be rude but it's very common for one project to experience better performance using Apache SOAP and another project using Apache Axis. Axis claims to perform better than Apache SOAP but that doesn't seem to be true for all setups.
Take a look at these resources I gathered from a quick Google session:
http://mailman.cs.indiana.edu/pipermail/soaprmi/2002-March/000330.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/axis-user@xml.apache.org/msg11881.html
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/webservices/library/ws-soapenc/
 
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