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Assignment

1: Issues with Website Design

Tutor:

Lee Perry

Date set:
Date Due in:
Learning
Outcome:

1-Understand web architecture and components

Grading
Criteria:

P1 - outline the web architecture and components which enable
internet and web functionality

2- Understand the factors that influence website performance

P2 - explain the user side and server side factors that influence
the performance of a website
M1 -explain the role of web architecture in website
communications
D1 - explain the role of the TCP/IL protocol and how it links to
application layer protocols
Scenario

Your line manager at SCL has asked you, as an experienced IT
apprentice, to help in an IT web based project. You must look at
the security, legal and performance issues involved in the SCL
current website

TASK GUIDANCE FOR ASSIGNMENT 1

TASK 1 WEB ARCHITECTURE AND COMPONENTS FLOW DIAGRAM
COMPOSE A BRIEF OUTLINE OF WEB ARCHITECTURE AND COMPONENTS
WHICH ALLOW THE INTERNET AND WEBSITES TO FUNCTION. THIS SHOULD
IDEALLY BE REPRESENTED IN THE FORM OF A FLOW DIAGRAM DETAILING
VARIOUS STAGES AND PROCESSES THAT INFORMATION MUST PASS THROUGH
TO GET FROM SERVER TO SCREEN(P1). ADD AN ADDITIONAL SECTION TO THE
DIAGRAM REGARDING THE WAY WEBSITES MOVE INFORMATION FOR
COMMUNICATION. YOU SHOULD DISCUSS CURRENT MOVEMENT METHODS OF
INFORMATION SHARING AND MOVEMENTS SUCH AS WEB 2.0 (M1)
To develop your work further give a technical explanation of application layer protocols
in relation to the TCP/lP protocol. (D1)

You should also consider the limitations of the equipment and software that customers may be using to browse the website. Cover the following areas User side factors  Download speed  PC performance factors Server side factors  Web server capacity  File types  Avi swf .COVER THE FOLLOWING AREAS Web architecture  Internet service providers  Web hosting services  Domain structure  Domain name registers  WWW Components  Hardware  Routers  Software  Application layer Web functionality  Web 2.2  Blogs  Online applications  Cloud computing TASK 2 – FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE Produce a report that supports your flow chart looking at the user and server factors which affect website performance (P2) Your report should consider the benefits of particular server side capabilities for your company website that would be appropriate.