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FOUR TIER Development environment

A four tier development environment is a hierarchal system of promotion with four steps.

Numerous variations of a four-tier development environment can exist.

System Description or Action
DevelopmentApplication Development
DevelopmentQuality Assurance
DevelopmentProduction (in effect a "staging" account)
ProductionProduction

An alternative might be configured as:

System Description or Action
DevelopmentApplication Development
DevelopmentQuality Assurance
ProductionQuality testing on Production system with test data
ProductionProduction

Other permutations can exist.

See also: