This project is created as part of the process of transitioning Oracle Java EE 8 and GlassFish technologies to the Eclipse Foundation as described in The Eclipse Enterprise for Java Project Top Level Project Charter.
This project contains the source code, documentation, and tests for the CORBA ORB that is used in the GlassFish application server project, including the RMI-IIOP support that allows use of the CORBA IIOP protocol under the Java RMI API.
Eclipse ORB is a runtime component that can be used for distributed computing using IIOP communication.
The top level EE4J project was created consistent with the direction described in The Eclipse Enterprise for Java Project Top Level Project Charter. This project is created under the top level EE4J project as one of Oracle Java EE 8 and GlassFish technologies being transitioned to the Eclipse Foundation.