Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Broker


The RPC Broker establishes a common and consistent foundation for client/server applications being written under the VISTA umbrella. The RPC Broker acts as a bridge connecting the client application front-end on the workstation (e.g., Delphi GUI applications) to the M-based data and business rules on the server. It serves as the communications medium for messaging between VISTAclient/server applications. Upon receipt, the message is decoded, the requested remote procedure call is activated, and the results are returned to the calling application. Therefore, the RPC Broker can be used to help bridge the gap between the traditionally proprietary VA software and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS)/Hybrid Open System Technology (HOST) products.

The RPC Broker includes:


RPC Broker System Overview