IMPROVING WEB SERVICES PERFORMANCE, ONE STEP AT A TIME

Miguel L. Pardal, Joana Paulo Pardal, José Alves Marques

Abstract

Web Services were designed for Enterprise systems. They are a flexible but complex technology, with numerous performance pitfalls for developers. They also have significant overhead when compared with platform-specific solutions (e.g. Java RMI). The end solutions have to combine (virtualized) platform, application framework, and application-specific code. As a result of this complexity, the performance of the final application is often disappointing and requires improvement. This paper describes the implementation of performance tools for an open-source application framework based on the Java platform and presents the findings of a detailed assessment of Web Services performance using the newly developed tools. The challenges, techniques, and lessons learned are relevant beyond the scope of the used framework because widely used open-source libraries were studied as well, namely: Hibernate, JAX-WS, and Log4J.

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in Harvard Style

L. Pardal M., Paulo Pardal J. and Alves Marques J. (2012). IMPROVING WEB SERVICES PERFORMANCE, ONE STEP AT A TIME . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-05-1, pages 542-551. DOI: 10.5220/0003929505420551


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer12,
author={Miguel L. Pardal and Joana Paulo Pardal and José Alves Marques},
title={IMPROVING WEB SERVICES PERFORMANCE, ONE STEP AT A TIME},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2012},
pages={542-551},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003929505420551},
isbn={978-989-8565-05-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - IMPROVING WEB SERVICES PERFORMANCE, ONE STEP AT A TIME
SN - 978-989-8565-05-1
AU - L. Pardal M.
AU - Paulo Pardal J.
AU - Alves Marques J.
PY - 2012
SP - 542
EP - 551
DO - 10.5220/0003929505420551