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Diff Btwn 3-Tier Arch and N-Tier arch

 
Ramesh Shanmugam
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can anyone pls tell me what is the Basic Difference Between 3-tier Architecture and a N-Tier Architecture.

Usually using which tier entriprise Applications are created
 
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Gurumurthy Ramamurthy
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In a nut-shell:

3 tier architecture consists of a web server, app. server and DB server/EIS.

N tier architecture is same as 3 tier-architecture, but contains "n" number of web-server, app servers and DB server/EIS.

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Guru
 
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