SOAP is being touted as a successor to CORBA and all other forms of middleware. However, it lacks many important features, such as security, transactions, and persistence. In addition, its ability to pass unhindered through firewalls can be seen as a security threat rather than an advantage.

Corba in France

2006 : Corba is here to stay

New : Ice versus Corba

Comparing Corba IIOP with SOAP

Comparing Web Services and Corba


New features

Objects by value
Servlet intercommunication using Corba
Java to Corba mapping
Corba to .Net connection :
Accessing a RMI/IIOP-based CORBA object with .NET remoting
Interopérabilité entre .Net Remoting et Corba
J2SE 1.4 breathes new life into the CORBA community, Part 1
Part 1: Get started developing enterprise CORBA applications with the latest version of J2SE (August 2002)
Part 2: Gain code portability with the Portable Object Adapter (September 2002)
Part 3: Create enterprise-level apps with the POA (October 2002)
Part 4: Portable interceptors and the Interoperable Naming Service

New : DDS (Data Distribution Service for Real-Time systems)

DDS by Doug Schmidt
DDS Wiki

Corba 3

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Nortel Congruity


Domis project
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Bayou project at Xerox

SCOAP : Soap on Corba

Corba versus MPI


List of Middleware Tutorials by Doug Schmidt

LIFL in French

Using the real-time event service

Cours Corba in Ecole des mines in French

Implementing Distributed Systems with Java and CORBA

Real-time Corba

High performance Corba

Corba and MPI

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JMS and Event Service mapping with Open Fusion

Rise and fall of Corba

Corba and Java : J2SE 1.4 and Java 5

Interoperable Naming Service

Corba and EJB

Integrate EJBs and Corba

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