three-tier client/server

(redirected from 3-tier architecture)
Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

three-tier client/server

A three-way interaction in a client/server environment, in which the user interface is stored in the client, the bulk of the business application logic is stored in one or more servers, and the data are stored in a database server. See client/server.
References in periodicals archive ?
NET web content management vendor to deliver a 3-tier architecture.
Included among these new products is the Safari ODBC Driver, which allows any ODBC-compliant tool or application to access the consolidation, connectivity and processing power of the Safari Server's 3-tier architecture.
McFadyen Consulting's expertise includes eBusiness solutions, electronic document management, ERP integration, 3-tier architecture, object oriented development, supply chain integration and electronic workflow automation.
Network Computing Architecture(TM) allow us to process multimedia data where it makes sense, on any tier of a 3-tier architecture.
Software is written entirely in Java and built upon a 3-tier architecture comprised of a User Interface or Client tier (Java), an HMD Application Server (Java) and the database tier containing FAME and/or relational databases.
Already scalable to thousands of desktops via its 3-tier architecture, Seagate Crystal Info 5.
Dominance in the reporting market, leadership with Web technology, ability to integrate into Microsoft's Active Platform Strategy, and the product's scalable 3-tier architecture were significant factors in our decision.
com, the leading, global talent acquisition and retention ASP (application service provider), today announced the launch of its new 3-tier architecture, making it a first of its kind, second-generation ASP.
AdventNet Web NMS(TM) has gained popularity and acceptance for network management solutions by leading OEMs, ISVs, and service providers because of its open, standards, and web-based 3-tier architecture and Java-based technology.
As a component within VERITAS NetBackup's core 3-tier architecture, VERITAS NetBackup client software enables high-speed backup "over the wire" to VERITAS NetBackup media servers.
3-Tier Redirector - enables the separation of Web server software from Eprise Participant Server software onto separate physical computers for greater flexibility in utilizing firewalls and 3-tier architectures for increased security.
Connection is used by Global 2000 customers for traditional client/server and Intranet/Internet applications for both 2-tier and 3-tier architectures.