GLOSSARY

BOA (Basic Object Adapter) One instance of an object adapter (OA). Serves on the server side as a mediator between the ORB and the object implementation. As its name implies, the BOA offers only primitive services. The BOAs specifications were insufficiently precise and led to a lack of portability in view of vendors’ augmentation of the standard. In CORBA version 2.1 the BOA was replaced by the POA.

CCM (CORBA Component Model) An extension of the CORBA object model. Components run in a container, which provides their runtime environment, and express their features and requirements in terms of provided and required interfaces (ports). Applications can then be assembled from components by connecting their ports.

CG (Conceptual Graph) ...

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