Axis2 is enterprise-ready. Web service engine provides a better SOAP processing model, with a considerable increase in performance of both speed as well as memory, with respect to Axis 1.x and other existing web service engines. In addition, it provides the user with a convenient API for deployment service, extending the core functionality, and thus acting as a new client programming model. In this chapter, we have learned about the internals and architecture of Axis2. We have learned how Axis2 architecture helps in attaining a more flexible and extensible Axis2.

In the next chapter, we cover Apache Axiom, the XML processing, and manipulation of the framework of Axis2. There we introduce Axiom and its features and discuss how to use them ...

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