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Distributed object technology ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: Topics include multi-language interoperability through the use of IDL, object migration and duplication, synchronous and asynchronous method invocation, types of distributed software architectures, persistence and exception handling across program boundaries. Advantages and disadvantages of different distributed object systems. Example implementations may include OMGs Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), Microsoft's Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) and OLE.

Assessment: Practical work: 50% + Written work: 50%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: CSE3400 or SFT3000 or equivalent

Prohibitions: SFT5000