A protocol that defines a small set of messages and data formats. Part of the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), GIOP enables a client-side object request broker (ORB) to forward object method invocations to another, server-side ORB and receive back replies and error messages. See CORBA and ORB.
General Inter-ORB Protocol. See CORBA.
General InterORB Protocol (ORB = Object Request Broker)
General Inter-ORB Protocol, an OMG standard that specifies the transfer syntax and message formats for communication between ORB
General Inter-ORB Protocol. A standard CORBA protocol. IIOP is a TCP/IP-based implementation of GIOP.
In distributed computing, GIOP (General Inter-ORB Protocol) is the abstract protocol by which Object request brokers (ORBs) communicate. Standards associated with the protocol are maintained by the Object Management Group (OMG).