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ALSO CALLED: Common Object Request Broker Architecture, Component Object Request Broker Architecture
DEFINITION: Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) is an architecture and specification for creating, distributing, and managing distributed program objects in a network. It allows programs at different locations and developed by different vendors to communicate in a network through an "interface broker." CORBA was developed by a consortium of vendors through the Object Management Group (OMG), which  … 
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How to Migrate CORBA Applications to Web Services
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps necessary for migrating CORBA applications to Web services. Learn how to evolve existing applications without sacrificing business logic.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Rogue Wave Software

Systematic Development and the Service Oriented Architecture
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One of the ongoing challenges in IT is managing the cost, time, and risk associated with application development. Learn how to improve SOA and application development, by incorporating a methodology, governance model and architecture.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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CORBA DEFINITION (continued): …  currently includes over 500 member companies. Both International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and X/Open have sanctioned CORBA as the standard architecture for distributed objects (which are also known as components). CORBA 3 is the latest level.The essential concept in CORBA is the Object Request Broker (ORB). ORB support in a network of clients and servers on different computers means that a client program (which may itself be an object) can request services from a server program or object without having to understand where the server is in a distributed network or what the interface … 

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