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Application Architecture

The "Transportation Data Server (TDS)" application is the "wrapper", server-side, application that hosts a number of supporting web services and all of the client-side web applications (which consume those web services) - for example: Road Analyzer (RA), Segment Analyzer (SA), Validation Assistant (VA), HPMS Assistant (HA), Road Video Viewer (RVV), etc.

TDS is typically hosted in a standard enterprise-level IT environment, with supporting LRS transactional components - such as an LRS geodatabase and GIS map services. TDS is compatible with most LRS models and is often used in conjunction with Esri's Roads & Highways product, however Roads & Highways is not required. There are many different infrastructure configurations and environments that TDS can be ran within. Below is a listing of the most common configurations: