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From "Greg Thoenen" <gthoe...@infopia.com>
Subject RE: Maturity
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2007 22:47:36 GMT
Thanks for the reply, Christian.

Is there anyone else out there willing to give a brief answer to these
two of my original questions:

Is CXF considered production ready?  If so, is anyone using it in
production systems, and what are people's experiences regarding its
production readiness?

Thanks much,
Greg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian Vest Hansen [mailto:karmazilla@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 3:18 PM
> To: cxf-user@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Maturity
> 
> We are using CXF to build an SSO and general intergration 
> platform at my workplace.
> 
> We initially started out with XFire but decided in the last 
> minute (and about three days after CXF 2.0 was released IIRC) 
> to go with CXF instead, even though it meant scraping some of 
> work we already had done on some general components.
> 
> We did this even though XFire is very mature and production 
> ready, because if you want to build software with a future, 
> it's best to use technologies that have a future as well; CXF 
> is young and has its kinks, but it also has momentum and a 
> growing community as far as I can tell, and this made it a 
> better option for us then XFire.
> 
> I personally consider CXF production ready; we haven't got 
> any CXF services in production systems just yet, though we 
> have some handfuls in staging environments and they are 
> humming along quite handsomly.
> 
> 2007/10/23, Greg Thoenen <gthoenen@infopia.com>:
> > Hi, all.
> >
> > I'm currently evaluating web service frameworks that might 
> provide our 
> > web services on the server side.  CXF is a top contender, but I'm a 
> > little confused about its maturity.  It is still in the Apache 
> > incubator, however it has releases that appear to me to be 
> "production"
> > releases (e.g. 2.0.1, as opposed to 2.0-MC1 or 2.0-RC1, etc.).
> >
> > This leads me to some (related) questions:  Is CXF considered 
> > production ready?  If so, is anyone using it in production systems, 
> > and what are people's experiences regarding its production 
> readiness?
> >
> > An unrelated question that may be pretty ignorant (sorry) is why 
> > Apache is sponsoring CXF rather than modifying the web service 
> > framework
> > (Axis2) that it already is invested in?  Was it deemed that 
> it would 
> > take more effort to modify Axis2 to support JAX-WS, etc., 
> as to start 
> > with XFire and do it?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Greg
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Venlig hilsen / Kind regards,
> Christian Vest Hansen.
> 

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