Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise The Wall Street Journal Quiz

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Leading Edge Forum


Executive Programme





August 26, 2009

1

Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


What exactly is cloud computing?

a)
A way to organize desktop computers

b)
Lightweight software that take up little space on a hard
drive

c)
Computing resources that can be accessed on
demand, like electricity from a utility

d)
The World Wide Web


C


Computing resources that can be accessed on
demand, like electricity from a utility

Question 1



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


What widely
-
used service is built on cloud
computing technology?

a)
Twitter

b)
Skype

c)
Gmail

d)
YouTube

e)
All of the above


E


All of the above

Question 2



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


Which of these techniques is vital for creating cloud
computing centers?

a)
Virtualization

b)
Transubstantiation

c)
Cannibalization

d)
Insubordination


A


Virtualization

Question 3



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


An internal cloud is…….

a)
An overhanging threat

b)
A career risk for a CIO

c)
A cloud that sits behind a corporate firewall

d)
The group of knowledge workers who use a social
network for water cooler gossip


C


A cloud that sits behind a corporate firewall

Question 4



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


Match the provider with the cloud based service

a)
Amazon

b)
IBM

c)
EMC

d)
Microsoft

Question 5

1.
Azure

2.
Elastic Compute Cloud

3.
Decho

4.
Cloudburst

A
-
2

B
-
4

C
-
3

D
-
1



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


Cloud computing embraces many concepts that
were previously touted as the next big thing in IT.
Which of these is not an antecedent of the cloud?

a)
Software as a service

b)
Utility computing

c)
Remote hosted services

d)
Grid computing

e)
Desktop computing


E


Desktop computing

Question 6



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


IBM, EMC and Boeing Co. were among the
companies signing what document whose title is
reminiscent of a famous political statement?

a)
Declaration Of Cloud Computing

b)
The Rights Of Cloud

c)
Mein Cloud

d)
Open Cloud Manifesto


D


Open Cloud Manifesto

Question 7



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


The term “cloud computing” is a metaphor that
originated in what?

a)
Graphical depiction of computer architectures

b)
Meteorological symbolism

c)
Worries about an unclear future for computing
architectures

d)
The idea that computer users trust in magic


A


Graphical depiction of computer architectures

Question 8



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August 26, 2009

9

Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


Link the cloud based service with the desktop or
server application it is designed to displace?

a)
Google Docs

b)
Salesforce.com

c)
Mozy.com

d)
Amazon EC2

Question 9

1.
Intel servers

2.
Microsoft Office

3.
Oracle customer relationship management

4.
Backup disk

A
-
2

B
-
3

C
-
4

D
-
1



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August 26, 2009

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Cloud Computing Workshop
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Introduction

Before We Begin, Lets Start With A Brief Exercise


The Wall Street
Journal Quiz


“How Well Do You Know….The Cloud?”


What August event was widely seen as an example
of the risky nature of cloud computing?

a)
Spread of Conficker virus

b)
Gmail outage for more than an hour

c)
Theft of identities over the Internet

d)
Power outages in the Midwest


B


Gmail outage for more than an hour

Question 10