Tech Quiz of the Day

Jan 22 2009   2:08PM GMT

Know-IT-All Quiz – Remote Procedure Call



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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is remote procedure call

Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is a protocol that one program can use to request a service from a program located in another computer in a network without having to understand network details.

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Having this support in a network means that a client program can request a service without having to understand where the server is in a distributed network or exactly what the interface to the server program looks like. What’s the secret word?
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CORBA is an architecture and specification for creating, distributing, and managing distributed program objects in a network. What does CORBA stand for?
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SOAP is a way for a program running in one kind of operating system to communicate with a program running in another kind of an operating system by using HTTPand XML for information exchange. Was SOAP invented by Sun, Microsoft or IBM?
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