Issue No. 02 - March/April (2004 vol. 8)
Steve Vinoski , IONA Technologies
As Web services have matured, they?ve also acquired the need for asynchronous push capabilities. Early Web services were seemingly all remote procedure call (RPC)-oriented. In an RPC system, the receiver normally performs the requested service and sends a response back to the caller over the same connection on which the request arrived, which means the details required by the service for sending a reply are implicit in the RPC network connection. Unfortunately, these kinds of implied communication details are wholly inadequate for asynchronous push Web services.
Web services, wsdl, ws-events, asynchronous, push
S. Vinoski, "Web Services Notifications," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 8, no. , pp. 86-90, 2004.