[Ace-users] Re: [tao-users] Return Large Data

Johnny Willemsen jwillemsen at remedy.nl
Thu Sep 13 13:09:36 CDT 2007


> > Hello this is a general question.
> > I'm try to return large Data from a DB, but through a Corba Object.
> > 
> > I want to know what way is the best for transferring large 
> data between
> > corba clients and servers.
> > Thanks for all.
> > I'm reading docs about TAO, but I can't define clearly what 
> is the best
> > way to do this.
> > G Samuel.
> Using an octet sequence for binary data is very efficient in 
> TAO (ie no
> serialization/encoding, no extra memcpy operations above what 
> would be done
> with "raw" sockets, etc).  This is great if the data is 
> already encoded in a
> platform-independent way (ie it's a jpeg image, pdf file, 
> mpeg video, etc).

A related note, I am working on a prototype for ZIOP, this adds compression
support to TAO. Using policies you can enable compression, application data
can then be compressed by the orb before sending it. Dependent on the
application data this could reduce the amount of network traffic.


Johnny Willemsen
Remedy IT
Postbus 101
2650 AC  Berkel en Rodenrijs
The Netherlands
www.theaceorb.nl / www.remedy.nl  

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