Web Architect Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Web Architect interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Please describe the ACID properties of a database used in web architecture.

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List of 30 Web Architect Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Please describe the ACID properties of a database used in web architecture.

  2. 2.

    What is HTTP session replication?

  3. 3.

    What is meant by lower latency interactions?

  4. 4.

    Can you describe a microservice architecture and discuss its advantages?

  5. 5.

    Can you tell me what an XML market data service is and how it interacts with outside entities?

  6. 6.

    Can you explain how OAuth works?

  7. 7.

    Can you describe common web security attacks and how your web designs protect against them?

  8. 8.

    What is an API gateway?

  9. 9.

    Please discuss eventual consistency.

  10. 10.

    How does CORS work?

  11. 11.

    What is Javascript prototyping, and how do you incorporate it into your web design plans?

  12. 12.

    Can you compare WebAPI vs. Microservices?

  13. 13.

    How do you use a Traffic Manager, and how does this differ from a load balancer?

  14. 14.

    Please tell me about how you address disaster recovery in your web designs.

  15. 15.

    Which do you prefer, SOAP or JMS?

  16. 16.

    Please discuss the difference as well as pros and cons of compiled vs. interpreted languages.

  17. 17.

    How would you describe the difference between a web architect and a web developer?

  18. 18.

    Please discuss the pros and cons of REST vs. SOAP.

  19. 19.

    Please describe a tech stack and discuss what it is used for.

  20. 20.

    What is a clustered index?

  21. 21.

    What are some of the tools do you use to architect a website?

  22. 22.

    Does serialization break singleton property in Java?

  23. 23.

    What is scalability?

  24. 24.

    What is a cluster? Why do you need clustering?

  25. 25.

    Do you use Domain-Driven Design when architecting a website? Can you describe what this is?

  26. 26.

    What is the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP), and how do you use this in your designs?

  27. 27.

    What are some of the differences between a binary semaphore and a mutex?

  28. 28.

    What is sticky session load balancing, and how does this relate to the concept of session affinity?

  29. 29.

    What are some of the issues related to a sticky session?

  30. 30.

    Can you describe what SOLID stands for in the context of web architecture and discuss some of its principles?