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Object request broker
In distributed computing, an object request broker (ORB) acts as an agent that dispatches requests to other agents, usually in an effort to speed up response times. GIOP (the General Inter-ORB Protocol) handles inter-ORB communication.
See also CORBA - the Common Object Request Broker Architecture.
to start orb service, part of RMI, in UNIX: orbd -ORBInitialPort 1050&
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