I have a problem with a question in the SCEA 5 Whizlabs product.
Basically, the scenario given is a web app developed using PERL & CGI scripts on one server, with a Sybase DB on a second server. The question is what are the most notable weaknesses of this architecture. The options given are:
A. Fat Clients B. Thin Clients C. Scalability D. Potential network bottlenecks E. Performance
I would go for C, D and E.
The answer given is B,C and D.
Part of the rationale they give for in their explanation is that 'Performance is not the best answer here'.
I am surprised that they could use this to justify going for B over E. They give no real reason for preferring B.
Do you agree with their answer?
Joined: Jul 05, 2005
I don't understand why Thin Clients is a weakness?
SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional
Joined: Oct 03, 2008
Neither do I, but that's the answer they're giving.
Maybe it's just a dodgy question. Mostly the Whizlabs questions seem good, but there are a couple I'm not sure about.