multitier application

multitier application

An application, in which one part runs on one server and another part runs on another. See three-tier client/server.
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<p>But it's not yet that easy, at least for a complex multitier application that depends on internal databases and that serves thousands of users with ever-changing access rights.
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On the most elementary level, Internet computing based on Web browser interfaces and multitier applications promises to lower the tremendous expense of maintaining client/server application networks.