What is the difference between client server(2 tier) testing and web testing(3 tier).

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Ashok kumar reddy

  • Nov 23rd, 2005

Client Server Transactions are Limited, where Web Transaction are unpredictable and unlimited. Client Server User behavior is predictable and controllable, where in Web Testing User behavior is unpredictable and uncontrollable.

Client Server variable are LAN, centralized H/W, and S/W, where as Web Testing variables are Firewalls, Routers, Housing Company, Caching System.

Client Server failure are notice internally, where in Web Testing it is known externally.

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  • Dec 1st, 2005

C/S is a two tier architecture it means we'd to check the 2 tier arch. of systemwhere as web based is a multi tier arch there we'd to check the multiple systems like load performance, stress on different machines impact

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  • Dec 5th, 2005

client server : 2 tier and a single user

web server : multi tier and multi users

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  • May 14th, 2007

Client-Server Architecture: It is a 2-tier architecture . Client->Server it will connect
through by DSN (Data Source Name).

Web-Server Architecture: It is 3-tier or n-tier architecture. client is not directly accessing the server by using middleware client is accessing server.

Client-middleware by using
FTP protocol

Middleware-server using TCP/IP protocol

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