Tech Quiz of the Day

Jan 22 2009   2:08PM GMT

Know-IT-All Quiz – Remote Procedure Call

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Our 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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Secret Word of the Day

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?

Acronym Challenge

CORBA is an architecture and specification for creating, distributing, and managing distributed program objects in a network. What does CORBA stand for?

Tech Trivia

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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