Definitions for "Object Request Broker"
In client/server applications, an interface to which the client makes a request for an object. The ORB directs the request to the server containing the object and then returns the resulting values to the client.
(ORB): allows communication to take place between two distributed objects. Its specifications are drawn by CORBA. Mentioned in: DC Communication. See also: Common Object Request Broker Architecture.
A software mechanism by which objects make and receive requests and responses.
Keywords:  osf, operating, system
(operating system) OSF