Assignment

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.

Your responses should be submitted as a Word document and the  paper should adhere to APA format and style. Your answers should be  written in your own words.  Include proper citations to any sources you  used in your answers.

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