PeopleSoft Architecture gives a complete overview of how the deployment of applications is done through browsers to the end-users. PIA is also known as server-centric execution architecture and it mainly requires different software and hardware elements to run your PeopleSoft applications. In this module, you will learn in detail about the working of the core elements in PeopleSoft Architecture.
In this section, you will learn the step by step procedure to install PeopleSoft.
Security is considered as the core element in the PeopleSoft. It is the form of data security that is mainly used to restrict access to the particular rows of data in the PeopleSoft tables. Setting access permissions to various data fields is also a security measure that is implemented in PeopleSoft. The PeopleSoft Software offers various security features including PeopleTools and components to ensure that the employees' sensitive information does not fall in the wrong hands.
Application Server is known as the main central element of the PeopleSoft. It processes all the business logic because this is the only place where all the pages run and the HTML is generated before being sent to the web server. PeopleSoft application server makes use of Tuxedo to perform distributed application computing.
The main role of the 2-tier client is to access the database directly. The application logic in the two-tier architecture is executed on the client machine by using the data it receives from the PeopleSoft Database. The client network conversation makes use of SQL to transmit the database calls.