(Gawkwire) – Different enterprise integration scenarios require different message transfer mechanisms from the enterprise service bus (ESB) in order to achieve optimal performance. To help IT architects and developers determine the right mechanism for their requirements, WSO2 has published a paper, “Achieving Optimal ESB Performance: Comparing Message Transfer Mechanisms.”
The paper evaluates two use scenarios to compare the performance of three message transfer mechanisms supported by WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus: default NHTTP transport, Message Relay-enabled NHTTP transport, and Pass-through HTTP (PT HTTP) transport.
The highest performance was achieved with WSO2 ESB running the PT HTTP transport, reaching throughput of up to 19,378 KB/second for messages 0.5 KB in size and up to 12,726 KB/second for messages 10 KB in size.
While slower than PT HTTP, WSO2 ESB running the Message Relay-enabled NHTTP transport performed 30% faster overall than WSO2 ESB running the default NHTTP transport. Throughput for the Message Relay-enabled NHTTP transport reached up to 13,984 KB/second for messages 0.5 KB in size and up to 11,168 KB/second for messages 10 KB in size.
To read the complete paper, visit: http://wso2.org/library/articles/2012/03/wso2-esb-message-transfer-mechanisms-comparative-benchmarks.
About WSO2 ESB
WSO2 ESB provides a lightweight mediation platform that is based on and enhances the open source Apache Synapse ESB. Designed for the demands of high-volume SOA implementations, WSO2 ESB handles more than 1 billion transactions per day at one customer site.
WSO2 ESB is part of the award-winning WSO2 Carbon, the industry’s first fully componentized middleware platform. Built on the OSGi specification, WSO2 ESB can be easily customized to specific IT project needs by adding other WSO2 components, providing greater flexibility and agility to meet changing enterprise demands. WSO2 ESB is also available as WSO2 ESB-as-a-Service as part of the WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform and WSO2 StratosLive platform-as-a-service (PaaS) hosted by WSO2.
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