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Information Repositories[Database] - Exercise

Database in eBusiness context

Objective: Identify the application of database technologies in an eBusiness context.
This exercise used a Java applet to allow you to match items in the left column with the items in the right column. If you do not have Java active in your browser or are behind a firewall that does not allow Java applets, you will not be able to complete this exercise. If you do not see the applet below, click OK, I'm Done to continue with the course. You will receive full credit for this exercise.


This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you have completed the exercise, click the OK, I'm Done button to receive credit for having completed it.


In the left column below are 6 terms; their corresponding definitions are listed in the right column. Click once on a term in the left column, then click once on the definition in the right column to make a match.
When you think you have all of the terms and their definitions matched correctly, click the Done button and you'll see whether or not you've matched the terms correctly--green lines mean the match is correct, red lines mean the match is incorrect. If you didn't get the matches right the first time, click Clear to erase your matches and try again.

  1. DCOM: (Distributed Component Object Model)
  2. CORBA: (Common Object Request:Broker Architecture)
  3. RMI: (Remote Method Invocation)
  4. Legacy systems
  5. ODBC: (Open Database Connectivity)
  6. IIOP: (Internet Inter-Object Protocol)
  1. A standard developed by Microsoft that allows applications to access.It only works on Windows operating platforms.
  2. A standard developed by OMG (Object Management Group)to enablethe communication between objects.It is available on a wide variety of operating platforms.
  3. A standard developed by Sun for the communication between objects.This works with Java objects only.
  4. A system in which a company has already investeda large amount of time and money. It may make use of a DBMS(Database Management System)and runon a mini or mainframe computer.
  5. A method developed by Microsoftto allow compliant databases and applications tocommunicate through a special driver layer.
  6. A protocol developed by OMG (Object Management Group)to enablethe communication of complex objects across the World Wide Web.