Tea valuation is done in three consecutive inspection cycles, two weeks prior to a weekly tea auction where each cycle is used to evaluate different characteristics of the same tea lot. During each inspection cycle, a tea lot shall be tagged with a special remark, resulting in multiple aggregated remarks at the end of all three inspection cycles. When the inspection cycles are completed, process of grading valuated tea lots has to performed by the tea buyers.
The application should posses the capability of accessing the system by many users simultaneously. Therefore the reliability and responsiveness of the application were major concerns of the project. Other challenges were handling interconnected dynamical services dependency of the application and distributed traffic management (load balancing) in terms of the transactions.