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The three-tier architecture model, which is the fundamental framework for the logical design model, segments an application's components into three tiers of services.

The three-tier architecture model, which is the fundamental framework for the logical design model, segments an application's components into three tiers of services. These tiers do not necessarily correspond to physical locations on various computers on a network, but rather to logical layers of the application. How the pieces of an application are distributed in a physical topology can change, depending on the system requirements.

In SharePoint A three-tier farm configuration consists of two front-end web servers, an application server, and a database server.

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