Apache Axis2 is more efficient than the old version. This book will take you through the basics of web services and Axis2 to the details of Axis2's architecture.
Deepal Jayasinghe is a Computer Science PhD student at Georgia Institute of Technology and he is affiliated with Center for Experimental Research in Computer Systems. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he was a Technical Lead at WSO2 Inc., an open-source software development company that creates middleware platforms for Web services. Deepal has over 6 years of experiences with SOA and Web services in addition to being a contributing member of Apache Axis2 project since its inception. He is a key architect and developer of the Apache Axis2 Web service project and has led a number of releases. In addition to Axis2, he has made major contributions to the Apache Synapse, Apache Axiom and Apache XMLSchema projects. Deepal has written more than 30 technical magazine articles, research papers and has delivered speeches in various SOA and Web Services conferences. He is an Apache Member and PMC members at several Apache projects. His expertise lay mainly in distributed computing, SOA and Web services, Cloud computing, and performance analysis. Deepal holds a B.Sc. Engineering degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He is reachable at firstname.lastname@example.org.