← MIS302F EXAM 2 Test
MIS302F EXAM 2
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Market basket analysis
- server farm
- software as a service (SaaS)
- virtualization (virtual desktop)
- complementary benefits
- a A massive network of computer servers running software to coordinate their collective use. Server farms provide the infrastructure backbone to SaaS and hardware cloud efforts, as well as many large-scale Internet services.
- b Products or services that add additional value to the primary product or service that makes up a network.
- c A form of cloud computing where a firm subscribes to a third-party software and receives a service that is delivered online.
- d A type of software that allows a single computer (or cluster of connected computers) to function as if it were several different computers, each running its own operating system and software. Virtualization software underpins most cloud computing efforts, and can make computing more efficient, cost-effective, and scalable.
- e Data-mining technique for determining sales patterns. Shows products customers tend to buy together.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a language used to create and manipulate databases
- describes the use of cloud computing to provide excess capacity during periods of spiking demand. cloudbursting is a scalability solution that is usually provided as an overlfow service, kicking in as needed.
- a set of databases designed to support decision making in an organization
- The cost a consumer incurs when moving from one product to another. It can involve actual money spent (e.g., buying a new product) as well as investments in time, any data loss, and so forth.
- when 2 or more markets, considered distinctly separate, begin to offer features and capabilities. Example: the markets for mobile phones and media players are converging
5 True/False Questions
relationship (relational database) → An approach where firms seek to create and compete in uncontested "blue ocean" market spaces, rather than competing in spaces and ways that have attracted many, similar rivals.
platform → An acronym standing for Linux, the Apache Web server software, the MySQL database, and any of several programming languages that start with P (e.g., Perl, Python, or PHP).
Application programming interface (APIs) → A form of cloud computing where a firm subscribes to a third-party software and receives a service that is delivered online.
goes public (IPO) → a market dominated by a small number of powerful sellers
query → an open source software operating system.