In summary, would I be correct in understanding you would describe my application as 3-tier rather than 2-tier?
Jimmy Clark wrote:There is a size aspect as well to the term "tier."
Jimmy Clark wrote:The important thing here is that there is a context. You are describing the organization of the "software."
Jimmy Clark wrote:Sun's J2EE three-tier programming model had nothing to do with the number of CPU or machines. A conforming application could be on 20 machines or 1 machine.