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What does East-West and North-South Traffic mean ?

East-West and North-South is the traffic pattern of an application in the context of a datacenter.

Applications residing in the datacenter can be built in many tiers. Three-tier application architecture is well known and commonly deployed by the application developers.

For smaller application deployments, two tier is not uncommon and for static , very small web server deployment, only one tier ( one or more server ) might be serving for web, business logic and database processes.


3 tiers application

Figure-1 Three tiers applications

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