Teamcenter PLM Architecture

Teamcenter Architecture

Teamcenter PLM Overview

Teamcenter is widely used PLM solution. For manufacturing companies who need to deliver increasingly complex products while maximizing productivity and streamlining global operations, Teamcenter helps increase revenue, get to market faster, reduce costs and improve product quality.

Teamcenter solutions address below business domains

  • Engineering Process Management
  • Content and Document Management
  • Bill of Materials Management
  • Portfolio, Program, and Project Management
  • Requirements Management
  • Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul
  • Supplier Integration
  • Quality Management
  • Cost Management
  • Sustainability Management and Environmental Compliance
  • Systems Engineering

Teamcenter PLM Architecture Overview

There are two different architectures you can set up for your site’s Teamcenter PLM environment. You can set up one or both within a single PLM environment.

  • Two-tier architecture
  • Four-tier architecture

Teamcenter PLM – Two-tier architecture logical view

Teamcenter PLM 2-Tier Architecture

  • The client tier contains:
    • Rich client.
    • The TcServer process and the Teamcenter executables.
    • Optional applications that integrate with the rich client such as NX.
  • The resource tier stores persistent metadata and files managed by Teamcenter. The resource tier contains:
    • Database server and database.
    • Volumes.
    • File servers.

Teamcenter PLM – Four-tier architecture logical view

Teamcenter PLM 4-Tier Architecture

  • The client tier hosts client applications, processes user interface input and output, and secure file caches. Available clients include:
    • Thin client.
    • Rich client.
    • Additional applications such as Teamcenter Client for Microsoft Office and Lifecycle Visualization.
  • The Web tier handles client installs, processes logon requests, routes client requests to business logic, serves static content to clients, and handles communication between the client and enterprise tiers. The Web tier application can be either:
    • J2EE-based and served on a J2EE Web application server such as JBoss, WebSphere, or WebLogic.
    • .NET-based and served on Microsoft IIS.
  • The enterprise tier hosts business logic, applies security rules, retrieves data from and stores data in the database, and serves dynamic content to clients. The enterprise tier is comprised of:
    • A pool of server processes managed by a server manager.
    • Transient volumes.
  • The resource tier stores persistent metadata and files managed by Teamcenter. The resource tier contains:
    • Database server and database.
    • Standard volumes.
    • File servers for shared configuration and binary executables.

Teamcenter PLM Training

Teamcenter PLM Development Technologies
  • C++ – For Teamcenter PLM Server Side Programming
  • Java – For Teamcenter PLM Client Side Programming
  • AngularJS – For Teamcenter PLM Active Workspace Programming
Teamcenter PLM References on Web
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