A Framework Supporting Quality of Service for SOA-Based Applications

  • Phung Huu Phu
  • Dae Seung Yoo
  • Myeongjae Yi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4238)


Web Services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been playing an important role as a middleware for interoperable transactions such as Business-to-Business and Enterprise Application Integration. Popular Web Services frameworks, such as Apache Axis, did not consider the Quality of Service (QoS), though these aspects are high demands in practice. In this paper, we present a framework supporting QoS built on the top of Axis. The framework is transparent with developers on both client and server side, and supports QoS including performance, accessibility, reliability, and security for SOA-based transactions. The design and implementation of our framework provide an easily integrated and flexibly extended approach to SOA-based applications. The key features and implementation methodology are described, with scenarios provided as usage examples of the framework.


Server Side Client Side Security Module Soap Message Apache Axis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Phung Huu Phu
    • 1
  • Dae Seung Yoo
    • 1
  • Myeongjae Yi
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Engineering and Information TechnologyUniversity of UlsanRepublic of Korea

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