According to Encarta, the first definition of the word “remote” is as follows:
“re·mote [ri mot ] adjective
1. far away: situated a long way away”
(Source: Encarta.com online dictionary)
First, let us look at remoting as a standalone item. Just the name sort of lends itself to being, well, alone. Why should we even consider remoting when DCOM has been faithfully there in Windows DNA for so long, especially considering that there is no built-in security in the TCPChannel class? DCOM has been a standard in Microsoft computing for years, yet with .NET, it has been dropped, completely—or has it? The new kid on the block is called remoting. Remoting addresses some of ...