Hardware And Software Technology

For this assignment, we will address software options available to build an e-commerce site. While hardware and software are a natural fit to make any web server run, the selection of each element is important and unique. Conduct research on these products: Apache, Internet Information Services (IIS), IBM HTTP Server, and Oracle HTTP Server. Search for the phrase “Comparison of web server software” and you will find a host of information to review. When reviewing the information, be sure to pay attention to the main elements of software packages such as Java Scripting, SSL, Licensing, and supported Operating Systems. During your research, also consider databases, which will house all of your business’s information. Review products such as Ingres, DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server.

This week for your assignment, you will need to do the following:

  • Describe the software technology that you will need to build your e-commerce site.

    • Why did you choose this particular software?

  • Discuss how you will ensure that your site is secure.

    • Make sure to address https, viruses, malware, and mobile user support.

  • Include information regarding your budget, vendor support, database needs, and software reliability.

    Guidelines for writing paper:

  • Your paper should be at least 2 pages long and include at least 2 scholarly references. 

  • Include an APA formatted title page and reference page.

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