Transmitting Binary Data - 6.3

Talend ESB Service Developer Guide

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Design and Development
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CXF provides facilities to transmit binary data efficiently via a standard called MTOM. Normally binary data inside an XML message must be Base64 encoded. This results in processing overhead and increases message size by 30%. If you use MTOM, CXF will send/receive MIME messages with the message stored as a MIME attachment, just like email. This results in much more efficient communication and allows you to transmit messages much larger than memory.