From legacy RPC services to distributed objects

Kai Chih Liang*, William C. Chu, Shyan-Ming Yuan, Winston Lo

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Remote Procedure Call (RPC) paradigm has successfully modeled several sophisticated client-server applications. It provides a simple and efficient way to develop distributed programs. The concept of RPC comes from procedure-based programming languages. As the object oriented technologies grow, the idea of invoking program entities on different address spaces also comes into the object oriented software development. The distributed object computing is the realization of this trend. This paper is intended to identify the motivations, the issues, and the design of translating RPC services into CORBA objects via reengineering processes. The conversion includes: convening RPC languages to CORBA IDL, converting RPC server implementation source codes to COBRA server object implementation source code, and converting RPC clients' source codes to CORBA client object source code.

Original languageEnglish
Pages2-7
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 6th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems - Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: 29 Oct 199731 Oct 1997

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1997 6th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems
CityTunis, Tunisia
Period29/10/9731/10/97

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'From legacy RPC services to distributed objects'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Liang, K. C., Chu, W. C., Yuan, S-M., & Lo, W. (1997). From legacy RPC services to distributed objects. 2-7. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1997 6th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems, Tunis, Tunisia, . https://doi.org/10.1109/FTDCS.1997.644695