Performance of Web Services provides innovative techniques to improve the performance of Web Services, as well as QoS (Quality of Service) requirements. This includes Qos performance, reliability and security. The author presents two levels of Web Services: the “kernel” (ithe SOAP engine which delivers messages from one point to another through various networks), and the “server side” (which processes heavy load / requests). The primary objective of this book is execution of applications delivered in a timely fashion. Case studies and examples are provided throughout this book.