In Chapter 8, you were asked to discuss the implications of the “anytime, anywhere” requirement for the application deployment environment and to describe the type(s) of hardware, network, and software architecture needed to fulfill that requirement. Assume that you addressed that question by specifying a three-layer architecture using ordinary PCs running Web browsers to implement the view layer. Draw a network diagram that represents your chosen solution.
Today’s computer-based real estate listings typically include graphical data, such as still and moving pictures, in addition to text descriptions of properties. What is the impact of such data on data communication requirements within your network design, assuming 10 listing accesses per hour? 100 listing accesses per hour? 1,000 listing accesses per hour?