Administration Services Architecture

Administration Services works with Essbase Servers in a three-tiered system consisting of a client user interface (UI), a middle-tier server, and one or more Essbase Servers. The middle tier coordinates interactions and resources between the UI and Essbase Servers. The tiers, which may or may not be on the same computer or platform, include the following components, as illustrated below:

Figure 36. Administration Services Architecture

This image illustrates the components of the three-tier Essbase Administration Services architecture. The client tier is Administration Services Console, the middle tier is Essbase Administration Services, and the database tier is Essbase Servers.