middle tier


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middle tier

(1) Generally refers to the processing that takes place in an application server that sits between the user's machine and the database server. The middle tier server performs the business logic. See application server and client/server.

(2) A level or step between two others. May refer to an infinite variety of situations.
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However, a look beneath the bonnet reveals we face significant challenges, and one of those is attracting and keeping owners in the middle tier of the sport, which is a key focus of the Ownership and Breeding pillar of the industry's Strategy for Growth.
Penney and the most recent fourth quarter holiday sales reflect just how tough it is for retailers playing the middle tier.
Many of the callers are asking for the middle tier tickets, but with this area being so popular there are now better seats available for half the price on the half way in the lower tier.
Five larger fish on the fountain's middle tier, which did not have to be replaced, were painted a rich green on an aqua background.
We specifically set out to design a study management solution for middle tier CROs and sponsors that typically can't engage the big vendors," stated Bruce Schatzman, President and CEO of ACS.
And that means a return to the pounds 5 and pounds 10 ticket policy - and a cut of around pounds 15 to sit in the middle tier.
The lowest is "staying within the law," with the middle tier a more enlightened "passing the smell test"--proposals that meet legal requirements but fail to meet conventional ethical standards.
Policy-based beans help interpret the lookup via the middle tier.
Kesanupalli was the founder of Middle Tier software provider for wireless Carriers for IP services delivery, Kinera, Inc.
Bluebirds supporters have been allocated an initial 32,000 tickets for the big game for which the most expensive top middle tier seats are priced at pounds 42 for adults.
In 2004 the commercial market consolidated, as the top 10 and middle tier commercial insurers increased their market share at the expense of the remaining smaller players.
E[acute accent]The MDL Isentris platform includes the revolutionary MDL(R) Base user interface, MDL(R) Draw chemical drawing and rendering software, MDL(R) Core Interface middle tier with Integrating Data Source and the MDL(R) Direct chemical data cartridges for molecules and reactions.