In this module you will explore the basic building blocks of CORBA and how they fit together.
CORBA offers many capabilities, but most of them build on lower levels where possible. The things we are about to explore represent those fundamental layers.
In this module, you will be introduced to:
The technologies that led to CORBA
CORBA clients & servers
CORBA requests & replies
The Object Management Architecture (OMA)
CORBA products provide a framework for the development and execution of distributed applications.
Distributed applications introduce a whole new set of difficult issues.
Sometimes there is no alternative since some applications are distributed across multiple computers because of one or more of the following reasons: