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Is a web app two-tier or three-tier?
Joined: Feb 07, 2013
Feb 07, 2013 11:55:59
Some say a web app is three-tier even if connecting a database directly from
as the client browser will be the third tier. So the three-tier system is browser-web container-database.
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Feb 10, 2013 20:01:54
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A web app is considered three tiers. A good way to remember this is to contrast it with a two tier client/server system. In the two tier model, the client is "thick" and contains business logic.
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