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Re: benchmarking SOAP?

From: Aleksander Slominski <aslom@cs.indiana.edu>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 14:57:14 -0400
Message-ID: <3B5F168A.14791F2B@cs.indiana.edu>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: XML Distributed Applications List <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, "'SoapRMI'" <soaprmi@cs.indiana.edu>
Mark Nottingham wrote:

> Are there any efforts under way to benchmark SOAP implementations?
> I've seen a number of people asking about it, and also some FUD
> (gudge knows what I'm talking about ;) about SOAP performance out
> there, so it would be good for SOAP to be able to represent itself
> well.


we are very interested in SOAP/XML performance (especially for
RMI/distributed component communication) so we have written a paper about
it, see:


as part of this paper we have written a test framework that included
testing serialization/deserialization, size overhead and round-trip
performance and made available at:


i have also performed a simple benchmark of different XML parsers over a
set of SOAP messages (small 2.7K, middle size 27K and big 2.7M) and did
some evaluations - results and source code available at:


i am working on second version of this benchmark with updated list of
parsers and i welcome all comments about it.



> The latest questions have been in the OPES group [1].
> Cheers,
> [1] http://www.imc.org/ietf-openproxy/mail-archive/msg00792.html
> --
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