WEB SERVER TECHNOLOGY

WEB SERVER TECHNOLOGY

assignment should be between 2500 to 3000 words excluding references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to your answer.

You should not copy another person’s assignment. You should also not plagiarise another person’s work as your own.

 

EVALUATION
This assignment accounts for 40% of the total marks for the course and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics attached .

ASSIGNMENT QUESTION
a. Discuss the TCP/IP protocol model. It is suggested that you include the history, development, advantages of using layered model, etc.
b. Discuss the differences between a reference model and a protocol model.
c. Discuss how the data is being transmitted in a client and server interaction. The discussion should apply the OSI model as reference and relate to appropriate protocols that may be used during the transmission. You may use the example of a situation where a client requests a web page from a web server.
(40 marks)
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ATTACHMENT
ASSIGNMENT RUBRICS
Criteria Weight Poor
(0 Mark) Weak
(1 Mark) Moderate
(2 Marks) Good
(3 Marks) Excellent
(4 Marks) Total Marks (Max)
Introduction 1.0 No introduction. Only a brief statement of the purpose of the assignment was given. The introduction stated the purpose of the assignment but there was limited description. The introduction clearly stated the purpose of the assignment with concise description but some aspects mentioned in the question are left out. The introduction clearly stated the purpose of the assignment with concise description.
4
Discuss about the TCP/IP protocol model. 2.5
Wrong or no discussion is given. Poor discussion about the TCP/IP protocol model and contained factual errors. Basic discussion about the TCP/IP protocol model with no examples. Good discussion about the TCP/IP protocol model that are related to the scenario with adequate examples but it can be improved further. In depth discussion about the TCP/IP protocol model with coherent facts and excellent examples.
10
Discuss the differences between reference model and protocol model 2.5 Wrong or no discussion is given. Insufficient discussion on the differences between reference model and protocol model.

Fairly good discussion on the differences between reference model and protocol model but supported by reference. Good discussion on the differences between reference model and protocol model and supported by correct references. Excellent in depth discussion on the differences between reference model and protocol model and supported by correct references. 10
Discuss the data transmission in the client and server interaction 2.5 Wrong or no discussion is given. Poor discussion on the data transmission in the client and server interaction and contained factual errors. Basic discussion on the data transmission in the client and server interaction with no examples. Good discussion on the data transmission in the client and server interaction with adequate examples but it can be improved further. In depth discussion on the data transmission in the client and server interaction with coherent facts and excellent examples. 10
Conclusion 1.0 No conclusion is given.
Summed up only a few issues in the assignment.

Summed up many of the main issues in the assignment.
Summed up most of the main issues in the assignment.
Summed up all the main issues in the assignment.
4
Format 0.5
No format at all. Some formats were available but not correct. Most formats were available but only some are correct. Most formats were available and most are correct. All formats were available and all are correct. 2
Total Points/ Marks 10 40