If you are using only one service, e.g., you are only using methods from the Address service, you can use an endpoint specifically for that service. Especially for SOAP this brings a performance improvement, as the WSDL gets significantly smaller.
The service specific endpoint can be obtained by putting the service name right behind the hostname. For example, if you currently use the URL
and you want to use the address service endpoint, you can use the following URL:
These names can be appended to the URL to create a service specific endpoint: