Chapter 9. Advanced Messaging

This chapter describes advanced messaging features, including reliable messaging and extended message exchange patterns for event notification and publish/subscribe. This chapter also covers advanced messaging techniques for mobile workers who operate under “occasionally connected” computing scenarios.

Reliable Messaging

One of the biggest obstacles to the adoption of Web services for some types of mission-critical applications is the use of unreliable network transports, such as HTTP, and the lack of reliable message delivery. By adopting a reliable messaging specification for Web services and adding reliability headers into SOAP messages, Web services can be used for a broader range of applications, and application ...

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