The More Tier the Merrier

Multi-Tier Architectures

  1. Thin Client - display, local processing.
    (Thin Clients and the Network Computer)

  2. Middleware - integration, security, transaction processing monitors, directory services, inference engines, workflow, messaging, calendaring, etc.
    CGI, Perl, IIOP, CORBA, CORBAmed)

  3. database(s) - persistent storage.
    Oracle, ObjectStore, Poet.

See also - Three Tier Diagram

IMR Glossary Last revised: 16 Mar 2002
© 1998
John Faughnan.