Chapter 13. CORBA Security

The Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) is a language- and platform-neutral body of specifications for building distributed object applications. CORBA applications are designed to be largely isolated from the details of communications code. The CORBA Interface Definition Language (IDL) offers a language- neutral mechanism for defining distributed object interfaces with standards that exist for mapping IDL to Java, as well as for mapping Java to IDL. At the lowest level, CORBA specifications that deal with the Object Request Broker (ORB) define exactly how distributed clients can remotely utilize the services of distributed servers in a language- and platform-independent fashion. They also describe the underlying ...

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