Architecture of Web Service
by, 07-07-2012 at 08:43 PM (6954 Views)
Following diagram explains the architecture of the web servers.
Web Service Architecture
• Web Service Discovery: All the web services are discovered with the help of this part by meeting certain requirements and passing filters. The UDDI which stands for Universal Description, Discovery and Integration handles this part of web services.
• Web Service Description: All the web services are self describing which is most important and interesting feature. A web service can be described once it is located and it will describe about its operations. This part is handled by the Web Services Description Language (WSDL).
• Web Service Invocation: The message handling between the web services and calling methods of a web service is called web service invocation. SOAP protocol is used to communicate with a web service.
• Web Service Transport: The entire message transmission between client and server must be transmitted by some mean. The HTTP protocol is used to do this message transmission.