Cloud Computing

 

Submit a Word document that addresses each of the following:

  • Chapter 10
    • Define and describe business continuity.
    • Define and describe disaster recovery.
    • Discuss pros and cons of cloud-based backup operations.
    • Discuss threats to an IT data center infrastructure and provide cloud-based solutions to mitigate the risks.
    • Create a DRP for a company with which you are familiar.
  • Chapter 11
    • Define software architecture.
    • Define and describe SOA.
    • Compare and contrast a web page and a web service.
    • Search the Web for companies that offer web services and then describe three to five web services that programmers might integrate into the applications they create.
    • Discuss what it means for a web service to be interoperable.
  • Chapter 12
    • Discuss key items that should be included in an SLA.
    • Define predictive analytics and discuss how an IT manager might use such analytics.
    • Discuss how an IT manager might use load testing on a site.
    • Define and discuss vendor lock-in and identify steps a company should take to mitigate this risk.
    • With respect to cloud-based solutions, list and discuss 5 to 10 operations or tasks an IT manager should oversee.
  • Chapter 13
    • List and describe common system requirements one should consider before moving an application to the cloud.
    • Discuss why a company should consider using a consultant to oversee a cloud migration and list specific skills you would expect the consultant to have.
    • List and discuss resource utilization characteristics one should monitor for an application prior to moving the application to the cloud.
    • List possible training requirements for an SaaS solution integration, a PaaS application migration, and an IaaS application migration.
    • List and describe budget considerations one should evaluate before moving an application to the cloud.
    • List and describe IT governance considerations one should evaluate before moving an application to the cloud.
    • Define and describe cloud bursting.
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