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Can someone assist me with the following questions

Discuss client/server, three layer, and n-layer architecture.

What are the differences between client and a server?

What is the function of each layer in a three-layer application?

Why might more than three layer be used?

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Client-server architecture is a distributed application architecture occurring between a service providing side known as server, and the receiving end known as the client. A server usually is a high-end type of computer to be able to cater multiple clients over a network, for example, a server has a very large hard disk storage for file transfer and sharing, has a very fast processor to handle heavy loads, and good cooling to be able to run over long periods of time.

Three-layer architecture is a client-server architecture which has three different layers acting as independent modules. This type of architecture provides load balancing and ease of maintenance and upgrade because each ...

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