Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.2 Performance Tuning Guide


The ORB is primarily used by EJB components via:

When a server instance makes a connection to another server instance ORB, the first instance acts as a client ORB. SSL over IIOP uses a fast optimized transport with high-performance native implementations of cryptography algorithms.

It is important to remember that EJB local interfaces do not use the ORB. Using a local interface passes all arguments by reference and does not require copying any objects.