7CCSMSIA Software Engineering of Internet Applications

Tutorial 4

MSc Computing and Security

1. Draw a 5-tier architecture for the following system, using MVC stucture for the presentation tier.

  • An enterprise system for insurance, which manages data about customers and insurance policies.
  • There are operations for staff to add a customer, to change a customer’s policy and to add information about claims made by a customer. There is a separate administration application, which allows administrators to change the policies which are available.
  • Only users who are registerd and logged-in to the system are permitted to carry out any of the above functions.
  • Staff/admin data such as passwords is held in a separate database to customer and policy data.

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