Cloud Computing | Week 1

Cloud Computing Week 1 Assignment Answers

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Q1) A distributed system is preferred when the task is :

i)Data-intensive; ii)Computing-intensive
A. Only (1)
B. Only (ii)
C. Both (i) and (ii)
D. Neither (i) nor (ii)

Q2) The “Grid” in the distributed grid computing paradigm links together power plants of different kinds.
A. True
B. False

Q3) Which one of the following is/are the advantage(s) of cloud computing?
A. Resource pooling
B. It requires an always-on internet connection.
C. Ubiquitous
D. On-demand payment policy

Q4) The distributed system ensures ‘robustness’ of performance.
A. True
B. False

Q5) What is (are) the characteristic(s) of using cluster computing?
A. Parallel programming
B. Faster network than a typical LAN
C. Low-latency communication protocols
D. None of these.

Q6) Web access to commercial software is one of the SaaS (Software as a Service) characteristics in the cloud computing paradigm.
A. True
B. False

Q7) Example(s) of PaaS (Platform as a Service) tool(s) is(are):
A. Microsoft Powerpoint
B. Microsoft Azure
C. Google App Engine

D. Google mail service

Q8) IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) in cloud computing delivers (i) storage; (ii) servers.
A. Only (1)
B. Only (ii)
C. Both (i) and (ii)
D. Neither (i) nor (ii)

Q9) IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is the best option where regulatory compliance makes the offshoring or outsourcing of data storage and processing difficult
A. True
B. False

Q10) What is/are the main requirement(s) of a Cloud Service Provider (CSP)?
A. Increase agility
B. Increase cost
C. Increase productivity
D. Decrease cost

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