A bridge for heterogeneous communication between CORBA and DCE
This paper considers a bridge which can be used for the heterogeneous communication between Common Object Request Broker Architecture(CORBA) and Distributed Computing Environment(DCE). A bridge can overcome the heterogeneity of different distributed middleware platform. The key point in creating bridges is the design and implementation of the mapping function and Interface Definition Languages(IDL) translation enabling communication between them. The main work addressed in this paper involves the design and implementation of a couple of technologies: First, IDL translation tool which translates an existing DCE interface definition into an equivalent CORBA interface definition. Second, a bridge code generation tool which automatically generates a CORBA-to-DCE bridge, based on a DCE interface definition.
KeywordsDistributed Computing Environment(DCE) Common Object Request Broker Architecture(CORBA) Interface Definition Languages(IDL) translation
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