Difference between Layers and Tiers

A commonly asked doubt, usually after an interview 😉

  • Layer – Logical structure of code. You may not see the layers if you examine the directory structure. But you will understand if you cross examine or talk to its architect.
  • Tier – Physical organization of code. You may see the tiers if you check the directory structure of your project.
 

Difference between Layers and Tiers

A commonly asked doubt, usually after an interview 😉

  • Layer – Logical structure of code. You may not see the layers if you examine the directory structure. But you will understand if you cross examine or talk to its architect.
  • Tier – Physical organization of code. You may see the tiers if you check the directory structure of your project.