Consider specific metrics (e.g. costs, robustness, size, and throughput) in your comparison, and investigate advantages and disadvantages of both.

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

 

Of the various relational database platforms available, the ones based on client/server architecture seem to be most prevalent for a wide range of systems. An SQL Server is an example of this type of platform. Another common type is the desktop or file-based programs, such as Access.

•Research and compare the 2 platforms.

•Consider specific metrics (e.g. costs, robustness, size, and throughput) in your comparison, and investigate advantages and disadvantages of both.

•Offer specific examples where each type might be an appropriate choice for a solution.