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Irish object company Iona Technologies IONA Technologies, NASDAQ: IONA, began life as a campus company in Trinity College, Dublin and was founded by Chris Horn, Annrai O'Toole, Colin Newman and Se├ín Baker.[1][2] IONA maintains headquarter offices in Dublin, Boston and Tokyo.  Ltd acquired tiny UK Enterprise Java Beans See JavaBeans.  company EJBHome Ltd yesterday on undisclosed terms, and at the same time announced it would become a Java licensee under Sun Microsystems Inc's new "community licensing" terms and conditions, announced at the end of last year. The EJBHome website has been a well-regarded information source for beans developers, and the two developers behind the site, including company president Peter Morgan, have offered developers an EJB (Enterprise JavaBeans) A software component in Sun's J2EE platform, which provides a pure Java environment for developing and running distributed applications. EJBs are written as software modules that contain the business logic of the application.  server kit free for non-commercial use on their site since June last year. It was one of the first Java beans implementations to reach the market. The latest final beta version 0.4 was completed in October. The server was built on top of RMI (Remote Method Invocation) A standard from Sun for distributed objects written in Java. RMI is a remote procedure call (RPC), which allows Java objects (software components) stored in the network to be run remotely.  rather than Orbix, but Iona says it will change that and integrate native support for EJB into Orbix and its so-called "C3 architecture," a framework supporting DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model) Formerly Network OLE, it is Microsoft's technology for distributed objects. DCOM is based on COM, Microsoft's component software architecture, which defines the object interfaces. , Corba and Enterprise Java Beans, integrating the necessary support for transactions, security and network management. "Java will be the server language of choice in around two years - the infrastructure's not quite there yet" predicted Annrai O'Toole, chief technology officer at Iona. He said the acquisition had been made because the technology "was easily digestible digestible

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, a pure EJB implementation written from the ground up." The EJBHome.com site will be continued, Iona said. The two staff at EJBHome will move to Dublin. Iona said the price paid for the company "would not affect its balance sheet."
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Date:Feb 2, 1999
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