Basic Architecture

The basic architecture of the CCM is shown in Figure 13.1.

Figure 13.1. The CORBA Component Model architecture.

The architecture consists of the following elements:

  • Components The basic building blocks for server applications.

  • Component homes Factory objects that create and manage components.

  • Containers The environments that support components, enabling them to run.

These basic architectural elements are discussed in the following sections.

Components

There are two types of component:

  • Basic components These conform to the basic level of the CCM. They are conceptually similar to CORBA objects. Each instance of a component ...

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