Chapter 5. Deployment Model

Now the trend is not just to have features, but to have them in a very user-friendly manner. Time is the only thing they care about, and no one likes to spend days doing a small thing. In the previous versions of Apache Axis, user friendliness did not have a high priority because those were mainly to prove the web service concepts. Therefore, in Axis 1.x, the user has to invoke the admin client manually, update the server classpath, and then restart the server to apply the changes. This burdensome deployment model was a definite barrier for beginners. Therefore, Axis2 was engineered to overcome this drawback and provide a flexible, user-friendly, and an easily configurable deployment model.

In this chapter, we will be ...

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