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Track Title

Project Management Committee: Web Services

Subprojects covered by Track: Axis2, Rampart, Sandesha, WS-Commons

PMC Liason/Spokesorganizer(s): Glen Daniels

Planning Team Mentor & Liason: Ross Gardler

Track Description

The Apache Web Services Project is a constellation of software built around XML-based integration and the "WS-*" set of standards (SOAP, WSDL, WS-Security, etc). It includes everything from the popular Axis2 SOAP stack to libraries to help you process WS-Policy, XML Schema, and Web Service Security. This track will introduce all the sub-projects, provide end-user case studies, and give you a chance to interact directly with the developers. Whether you have specific questions or just need deeper knowledge of the Apache WS stack, the Web Services track is the place to be.

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Proposed Schedule

09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:50

Apache Web Services Flyover (A Bird's Eye View), Glen Daniels

10:50 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:05

The Axis2 Landscape Eran Chinthaka

12:05 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:20

Keynote Session

14:30 - 15:20

Web Services in the Real World Afkham Azeez

15:20 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:50

Axis2 Quick Start Deepal Jayasinghe

17:00 - 17:50

Securing Web Services with Apache WS Nandana Mihindukulasooriya

Apache Web Services Flyover (A Bird's Eye View)

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Speaker: Glen Daniels, Independent Technologist, WS PMC Chair

Session Description

In this session we'll introduce the Apache Web Services project, and cover the many subprojects and how they all fit together. You'll learn not only the purpose and uses of each piece, but also who's involved, the current status, and what plans are in store for the future. We'll also talk about some of the broader goals for the project itself. You'll come away from this talk fully up-to-speed on all the activity in this busy project.

The Axis2 Landscape

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Speaker: Eran Chinthaka

Session Description

The Axis2 project, the successor of the Axis SOAP project, and WS project's core message engine, started with the goal of developing a next generation SOAP stack to serve as the core of the next generation Web services platform. In this session we will introduce the architecture and history of Axis2, and describe how all the pieces fit together. This includes both core components used by Axis2 such as Axiom, and plugins that fit on top, like our modules for reliability and security. After this talk you'll have a good grasp of how Axis2 works under the covers, and how everything works together to provide a flexible, fast, and interoperable Web Services platform.

Web Services in the Real World

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Speaker: Afkham Azeez

Session Description

In this session, we'll tell some user stories about utilizing Apache Web Services technologies in production environments. We'll cover both the good and the bad in a series of interesting case studies, and demonstrate how the work we do at Apache translates directly into customer successes.

Axis2 Quick Start

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Deepal Jayasinghe

Session Description

Axis2 is the most success open source Web service framework developed by Apache software foundation. Axis2 has a number of different features which required to build full SOA stack, in addition to that it is fully inter-operable with famous commercial Web service frameworks such as Microsoft .Net, above all Axis2 provide an easy to use API to develop and consume Web Services. Axis2 support all the commonly used Web service specifications and provide easy integration with existing application. Web service invocation not limited to one transport, it has support for HTTP, SMTP, XMPP, JMS, TCP.

This session is not to learn about Axis2 architecture, this session is to learn how to use Axis2 to develop and consume Web service. In this talk I will be covering following session with hands one samples.

Securing Web Services with Apache WS

speaker: Nandana Mihindukulasooriya

Session Description

Securing web services is one of the challenges of adopting web services in the industry. Despite the well thought security model defined in WS – Sec* specifications, lack of knowledge about web services security concepts prevents the wide use of web services security. In this session, we will cover the web services security concepts and how we can use web services security to fulfill security requirements like Authentication, Authorization, Confidentiality, Integrity and Non – repudiation.

Apache Rampart is the security module of Axis2 web services framework. It is a web services security implementation build on top of Apache security projects including Apache WSS4J and Apache XML Security. This session will also cover how to deploy and configure Rampart to secure an Axis2 web service with examples. Further it will introduce WS Security Policy language and Rampart configuration language which is used to configure Apache Rampart.

In this session we will cover,

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