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Cloud Computing

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 20 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. A set of routines & protocols and tools for building software applications

2. A combinationof public cloud storage and private cloud storage where some critical data resides in the enterprise's private cloud while other data is stored and accessible from a public cloud storage provider

3. An option which allows users to rent physical servers along with administrative services as needed- aka dedicated server or managed hosting service.

4. Combination of virtual machines that appear to function as one

5. Three concerns about cloud computing: privacy - security and ______

6. A software delivery method that provides access to software and its functions remotely as a web based service - E.g. Salesforce.com

7. Online photo storage programs like Flickr.com are example of ________

8. The process of transferring all or part of your storage needs to the internet

9. Designed to offer the same features and benefits of cloud systems but removes a number of objections to the cloud computing model including control over enterprise and customer data or worries about security and issues connected to regulatory compli

10. Facilitates deployment of applications - the operating system and associated services is delivered as a service over the Internet - e.g. Google App Engine

11. A company that provides cloud-based platform & infrastructure & applications or storage services to to other organization and/or individuals - usually for a fee.

12. The type of cloud deployment you choose may be directly related to ____

13. Five general characteristics of cloud computing: on-demand self-service - broad network access - ________ - rapid elasticity - measured service

14. set of standards by SEC that specifies types of records that must be kept and for how long

15. A computer operating system that is specially designed to run in a provider's data center and be be delivered to the user over the internet or another network e.g. Windows Azure or Google Chrome OS

16. A cloud that refers to a public space on transmission lines that exists between the end points of a transmission. Data that is transmitted across WAN enters the network from one end point using a standard protocol suite such as frame relay and then e

17. A network system that can start with just a few nodes and easily expand to thousands - only pay for what you use

18. A type of Internet-based computing where different services are delivered to organizations and individuals through the internet

19. Computer infrastructure such as virtualization being delivered as a service - e.g. Virtual datacenter

20. Need services of one provider to work with services of another provider - e.g. middleware