Common Object Request Broker Architecture

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The Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) is a standard that describes communication between software objects between otherwise incompatible systems. The standard is dictated by the Object Management Group.

History

  • 1.0 (Oct 1991): C mapping
  • 1.1 (Feb 1992): C++ mapping
  • 1.2 (Dec 1993)
  • 2.0 (Aug 1996)
  • 2.1 (Aug 1997)
  • 2.2 (Feb 1998): Java mapping

Implementations

  • IBM: Distributed System Object Model (DSOM)
  • IONA Technologies: Orbix - first complete CORBA implementation with a C++ binding
  • Digital
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Sun

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