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From "Amila Suriarachchi" <amilasuriarach...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does Axis2 provide much better performance than Axis 1.X?
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2008 13:16:11 GMT
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 4:07 PM, <mai.sun@nordea.com> wrote:

>  Dear Keith,
>
> Thanks for your reply.
> We're aware that Axis2 is much faster than Axis1.X and we have conducted
> similar tests as described in the articles.
> Our question is, is the performance gain in Axis2 is due to the use of StAX
> API? In my opinion StAX is not faster than SAX , so how come Axis2 is 5
> times faster than Axis1.X?
>


> (We assumed the ADB binding part in Axis1.X performs as well as Axis 2).
>

I am not much familiar with Axis1.x ADB. But Axis2 ADB directly read the
underline stax Api when creating the data binding objects. if Axis1.x
creates any intermediate object structure then that may reduce the
performance.

thanks,
Amila.

>
> Best wishes,
> Mai Sun
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* keith chapman [mailto:keithgchapman@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* 16 June 2008 11:48
> *To:* axis-dev@ws.apache.org
> *Subject:* Re: Does Axis2 provide much better performance than Axis 1.X?
>
> Hi,
>
> Here are some results of performance testing We've done. You can go through
> these articles to see the reality (Axis2 is FAST).
>
> http://wso2.org/library/91
> http://wso2.org/library/588
>
> Thanks,
> Keith.
>
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 2:43 PM, <mai.sun@nordea.com> wrote:
>
>>  Hi,
>>
>> Sorry for double posting…...
>>
>> I read somewhere that Axis2 provides better performance comparing to Axis
>> 1.X due to the introduction of StAX XML parsing. Based some tests, I can see
>> that for large XML document Axis2 is 5 to 10 times faster than Axis 1.X. I'm
>> a bit confused here since Axis1.X uses SAX parser which should be at least
>> as fast as StAX parser, so why the performance improvement is achieved?
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>>
>> Regards,
>> Mai Sun
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Keith Chapman
> Senior Software Engineer
> WSO2 Inc.
> Oxygenating the Web Service Platform.
> http://wso2.org/
>
> blog: http://www.keith-chapman.org
>



-- 
Amila Suriarachchi,
WSO2 Inc.

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