The Unreliable Web Services Revolution

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The Untrustworthy Web Services Revolution Group No:15 Nishank Jain, Kartik Patel, Mayank Deora, Nallagatla Manikanta, Rishabh Chhabra

Summary:
Web services are software systems which are designed to support data transfer and exchange of information over a network. Web services use various open standards like TCP, IP, HTML, and Java. Ever increasing demand for higher data transfer rates requires systems which can handle large volume of data. The data should not be vulnerable to attack from hackers else many business organizations will go red (i.e. in loss).
The major hurdle in the development of reliable web services is the lack of trust in technology.
We should begin to take control of those limitations, rather than blindly building and deploying systems that simply cannot rise to the level of trust that their roles demand.

The most important benefits of using trustworthy web services is interoperability and reusability.
Interoperability means programmers can use any programming language to access the web service using standard based communications that are platform independent. Web services can be implemented in different applications without making an entirely new web service for a new application. Application can choose from the existing web services and extend them to meet its requirement.
Coming to the disadvantages of web services, the major concern is security and reliability. The commoditization of the Web is bringing various benefits, but also some serious
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