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Published: Aug 31, 2010
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2012
One of the foundational technologies of the Web as platform, Atom is an extensible data syndication format with broad tool support in almost all languages. In conjunction with the Atom Publication Protocol, Atom comprises a lightweight platform for publishing and consuming data with high quality-of-service guarantees. Atom-based solutions trade scalability for latency, however, making Atom often inappropriate for very low-latency scenarios.