What will be faster Web Services or socket application? RRS feed

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  • User-787995255 posted
    Hello! We need to develop Client/Server application. Client will be Smart client application on Windows CE platform and will connected to the server(which will be in the same building) via WAN. It is very important for us to have fast speed comminication with the server side. Question is what is best to use, Web Services or socket application on server side if we need to get best speed performance. Thank you very much.
    Tuesday, February 22, 2005 6:21 PM

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  • User-478938104 posted
    What's a socket application. Web Service speed i believe i have depends upon amount of data being returned from sql server, so the bottle neck is the WAN wireless link - xml data set is small, or should be. Doing it the old way for the same data is no faster on our network. Alan
    Thursday, March 24, 2005 8:38 AM