Chapter 9. Evaluation Guidelines

After you've made the decision to develop applications using Web services, how do you go about selecting products? There is no one product that is best for all situations. In fact, you'll almost certainly need multiple products. As a rule, you should always select your products based on the requirements of each application. This chapter provides basic guidelines that you can follow to help you select the right products for your application.

Appendix A provides a list of many, although not all, of the available Web services platforms and UDDI registries. I have not included all the open source and academic implementations, and I'm sure that I've missed some commercial implementations, too. As you can see from the ...

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