Chapter 08_Willowbrook

Chapter 08_Willowbrook - system architecture for the...

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Willowbrook School Willowbrook School is a small private school that has retained you to assist in the development of a new information system for the school’s administrative needs. Background The Willowbrook School staff accepted your interface, output, input, and data designs and your recommendation to install a server and three personal computers as clients on a local area network. Two of these personal computers will be new units, the third will be an existing machine purchased very recently. The network will include a backup unit. An existing laser printer will be accessible by any of the three PCs. Microsoft Access will be used to develop the billing system. Now you will determine
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Unformatted text preview: system architecture for the Willowbrook School. Assignments 1. Should the Willowbrook School system be based on file-server or client/server architecture? Prepare a checklist that includes the main topics and issues that should be considered when making this decision. 2 Speak to the cost-benefit issues of file server and client/server designs. How much of an impact do you think they would have on a system of this size? 3. What are your recommendations for backup and disaster recovery for the new system? 4. Prepare an outline for a system design specification and describe the contents of each section....
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  • Spring '11
  • EconMaster
  • Computer network, Personal computer, Willowbrook School, Willowbrook School Willowbrook, Willowbrook School Willowbrook School

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