Planning Ecommerce Site
Business Model Revenue Strategies
ecommerce Products Services
Story Board Development
Mapping Business Concerns
Outsourcing Ecommerce Providers
Web Server Elements
Webserver Hardware Requirements
Aliases Virtual Directories
Default Documents Directory
Website Development SW
Support Database SW
Configure HW Increased Performance
Multi Machine Configuration
Web Server Conclusion
Ecommerces Security Measures
Operating System Security
commerce System Security
Encryption Methods Types
Application Encryption Methods
Credit Card Payment Methods
Public Key Infrastructure
Digital Certificate Types
Public Private CA
SSL Protocol Transaction
Legacy Integration - Exercise
Course Project: Choosing hardware and software requirements
Select the hardware and software requirements for your site.
This exercise is worth a total of 10 points. Each answer is worth 2 points. You may want to write two or three sentences per answer to justify your decisions. Once you have completed your answer you will submit the exercise.
Read the scenario given below, then provide answers. An artifical program will determine how well each of your answers addresses the issues presented by the scenario. The English-collectors.com site is going well. You have decided to colocate your server, which means that you will buy and build your own site, then house it at your ISP.
You must first choose the hardware for the server. You do not have an extensive budget for hardware, and it must support the Windows Server platform. Due to company policy, Windows Server 2003 or later will always be required.
Address the memory, CPU, and I/O requirements.
Choose the ideal Web server for this situation. You are going to use a server-side scripting solution, so you must choose one, and then provide a short justification for your choice of the Web server and scripting solution.
Address the fact that for now, this server will house two separate Web sites: English-collectors.com and a staging server.
Finally, you have several employees collaborating on the HTML, CGI, and database solutions. Describe a solution where they are all able to access different areas of the hard drive as if it were a Web server.
These considerations may help you justify your decisions:
You have been directed to use a robust, inexpensive, and easy-to-use Web server and scripting solution.
Submitting your exercise
Enter your answers into the text box below.
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