Mackinac Bridge - Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Transportation, Link to


Mackinac Bridge - Photo courtesy of the US Departmant of the Interior, Link to US Dept Interior website

Connectivity Resources


  1. Basic Connectivity Guide

Connectivity Web Links

Connectivity Technology Introduction

This section contains connectivity technology documentation and information. It currently contains several worthwhile weblinks and a brief guide.

Connectivity Technologies

Connectivity technologies allow programs on a given computer to run routines or access objects on another remote computer. Connectivity technologies include:

  • CORBA - Common Object Request Broker Architecture from Object Management Group (A nonprofit organization).
  • DCOM - Distributed Component Object Modules is a Microsoft technology.
  • RMI - Remote Method Invocation is a JAVA Technology allowing a computer to run object methods on a remote computer.
  • RPC - Remote Procedure Call, defined by RFC 1057, is a set of function calls used by a client program to call functions in a remote server program.