Architecture And Infrastructure

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"Reuse" is a benefit of service-oriented architecture because it supports:

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A

Using sensitive data again and again

B

The breaking apart of functionality into small services that can be used by many different systems

C

Access to servers from many locations.

D

The selection of a specific computing device by each employee.

E

Reliable capacity-on-demand

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Question 2
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Google Maps is a web mapping service that provides street maps and directions. A Google Maps component can be added to a business's web site to provide customers directions to the business location. This use of Google's service by a business is an example of __________ .

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A

Centralized architecture

B

Decentralized architecture

C

Service-oriented architecture

D

Internet-based architecture

E

Enterprise architecture

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Question 3
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Mohawk's need for flexibility required a change to its IT architecture. SOA was chosen by Mohawk because Mohawk:

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Needed to be able to scale up or down operations as called for by the market or by its own arrangements with suppliers

B

Wanted to eliminate the dependency on its ERP system.

C

Needed to upgrade its infrastructure components to meet the increased IT demands.

D

Believed that SOA provides the appropriate level of security it did not have with its original architecture.

E

Benefited from standardizing on the SAP suite of products and reducing its reliance on multiple vendors.

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Question 4
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The architecture that the large paper company Mohawk adopted enables the company to scale technology services up and down instantaneously according to its needs. The architecture is called:

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Centralized

B

Decentralized

C

Service-oriented

D

Internet-based

E

Mainframe

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Question 5
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A manager must know enough about the IT architecture and IT infrastructure so that he or she can:

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A

Select the correct wireless provider.

B

Make realistic use of IT and know what to expect from IT.

C

Choose the appropriate IT infrastructure components.

D

Limit future business options.

E

Ensure a rigid IT structure.

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Question 6
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Which of the following best describes cloud computing?

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Virtual desktop computing
B
Lightweight software that takes up little storage space
C
Computing services that can be accessed on demand across the Internet
D
The World Wide Web
E
Mobile-based social IT
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Question 7
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The components of enterprise architecture are: core business processes, linking and automation technology, the people who are served by the system and: ______________ ,

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Enterprise software
B
A centralized architecture
C
IT systems
D
Shared data
E
A framework
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Question 8
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This architecture is a complex framework whose main objective is to map how the organization's IT supports the business processes.

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Centralized architecture
B
Decentralized architecture
C
Service-oriented architecture
D
Web-based architecture
E
Enterprise architecture
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Question 9
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This provides a blueprint for translating a business strategy into a plan for IS.

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IS infrastructure
B
IS architecture
C
ERP systems
D
Centralized architecture
E
SOA
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Question 10
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The IT infrastructure components should be evaluated based on their expected financial value. All of the following are used to quantify the financial value of IT components EXCEPT for the:

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Usability
B
Risks
C
Benefits
D
Costs
E
Maintenance
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Question 11
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The type of architecture where larger software programs are broken down into services which are then connected to each other, in a process called orchestration, is called:

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SOA
B
ERP
C
SAP
D
ISP
E
OSP
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Question 12
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Mary from sales is asking about the plan to implement Salesforce.com's application. You explain to her that you are in the process of getting technical specifications and pricing so that you can move forward with the rollout. This would be part of which of the following plans?

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IT architecture
B
IT infrastructure
C
System architecture
D
Server upgrade program
E
IT strategy
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Question 13
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Marketing has repeatedly asked the IT department about the possibility of aligning the new marketing plan with the company's web site. They would like the new web site to be able to support more active content and permit customers to query an online catalog. You let them know that this is currently being considered and that you're determining if this new business strategy can be translated into a viable plan of action. This would be part of which of the following?

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IT architecture
B
IT infrastructure
C
System architecture
D
Server upgrade program
E
IT strategy
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Question 14
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The type of software used in SOA architecture is often referred to as what?

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Services-oriented architecture
B
Software-as-a-service
C
Systems software
D
Software-as-an-architecture
E
System-as-a-service
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Question 15
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Which type of computer/IT architecture is limited to a central computer system?

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Mainframe
B
Web-services
C
Peer-to-peer
D
Wireless
E
Server-to-server
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Question 16
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_______________________ is the architecture where significant hardware, software and possibly even data elements reside on the Internet.

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Internet-oriented architecture
B
TCP/IP architecture
C
Web or Cloud-based architecture
D
Mobile architecture
E
Centralized architecture
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Question 17
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A small company in Des Moines wants to set up an IT infrastructure for its workforce. The company recently moved to an older building that has solid walls and ceilings. Furthermore, most of the staff likes the flexibility of moving around the open office space to perform work on their laptops. Which communication infrastructure makes most sense for this company?

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Mainframe
B
Web-services
C
Peer-to-peer
D
Wireless
E
Server-to-server
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Question 18
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All of the following are robust platforms EXCEPT for _________ .

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iPhone IOS 9
B
Android KitKat
C
Windows 10
D
MS Office 2016
E
Mac OSX
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Question 19
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A computer's hardware and ____________ specify its platform.

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system software
B
software applications
C
hardware
D
storage
E
mobility
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Question 20
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Understanding the life span of the IT infrastructure and architecture is called:

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IT life cycle
B
Strategic timeframe
C
Architecture life cycle
D
IT life span
E
System timeframe
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