Choosing Middleware : Why Performance and Scalability do ( and do not ) Matter

@inproceedings{Henning2009ChoosingM,
  title={Choosing Middleware : Why Performance and Scalability do ( and do not ) Matter},
  author={Michi Henning},
  year={2009}
}
Introduction Apart from Ice, WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) and Java RMI (Remote Method Invocation) are currently seen as major contenders in the middleware space. When it comes to making a choice among them, performance is often taken as the sole evaluation criterion, despite the fact that performance is only one of many factors that influence the choice of middleware. This article provides a performance and scalability comparison of the three middleware platforms, and discusses when… CONTINUE READING