Definitions for "Common Object Request Broker Architecture"
Keywords:  omg, corba, orb, interoperate, iiop
CORBA is powerful programming language and operating system neutral API for realising distributed systems of objects that is being developed by OMG
An OMG and X/Open specification introducing IDL, ORB and BOA. The current version is CORBA 1.1. CORBA was adopted by OMG from a joint proposal by Digital Equipment Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, HyperDesk Corporation, NCR Corporation, Object Design, Inc., and SunSoft, Inc.
A network management protocol modeling standard enabling objects to communicate with each other, regardless of the programming language used; communications routes are transparent to the programmer. CORBA is promoted by the Object Management Group (OMG).