The WSIT Tutorial

Message Optimization Specifications

Message optimization is the process of transmitting web services messages in the most efficient manner. It is achieved in web services communication by encoding messages prior to transmission and then de-encoding them when they reach their final destination.

Figure 2–4 shows the specifications that were implemented to optimize communication between two web service endpoints.

Figure 2–4 Message Optimization Specifications

Diagram of message optimization specifications

In addition to the Core XML specifications, optimization was implemented using the following specifications: