The Common Object Request Broker Architecture
The CORBA specification, which is the core part of the OMA, describes the basic infrastructure for making object-oriented remote procedure calls. This section presents a conceptual overview of CORBA, covering the following topics:
Remote procedure calls
The OMG interface definition language
The Internet inter-ORB protocol
Basic CORBA concepts
Locating and activating servers
Finding CORBA objects
Remote Procedure Calls
Throughout the 1980s, remote procedure call (RPC) technology was developed and began to be used widely. The two most popular kinds of RPC are SUN RPC and distributed computing environment (DCE) RPC.
To the application that calls it, a remote procedure call ...