Review Question IT Infrastructure And Emerging Technology

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“IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technology”
Which of the following would not be characteristic of the general-purpose mainframe and
minicomputer era?
Real-time interactive computin g.
Time sharing, multitasking, and virtual memory capabilities.
Support for online remote terminals.
Software programs were hard wired into circuit boards.
This company is credited with the introduction of the first minicomputer:
Sun.
DEC.
IBM.
Compaq.
A Web server is:
A computer whose only task is to access the Web.
A computer linking one network to another network.
Part of a telecommunications server.
Software for locating and managing stored Web pages.
In 1970, this individual claimed that the value of power of a network grows
exponentially as a function of the number of network members.
Gordon Moore
Peter Drucker
Alan Turing
Robert Metcalfe
Sponsored by the Defense Department in 1959, this easy-to-use software
language greatly expanded the ability of programmers to write business-
related programs.
COBOL
Pascal
Basic
Fortran
Ultrathin computers consisting of a circuit board with processors, memory, and
network connections that are stored in racks are called:
Proxy servers.
W3 servers.
Blade servers.
Slave servers.
Which software company is not considered as a leading database software
provider?
Ashton Tate
IBM
Microsoft
Sybase
Ensuring that the new infrastructure works with the firm's older, so-called
legacy systems and ensuring the new elements of the infrastructure work with
one another is called:
Hardware integration.
Business processes.
Software integration.
Change management.
A multitier, load-balancing scheme for Web-based applications in which
significant parts of Web site content, logic, and processing are performed by
smaller, less expensive servers located nearby the user is called:
Grid computing.
Utility computing.
Autonomic computing.
Edge computing.
The most well-known open-source software is:
Microsoft Office.
Linux.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Sun's StarOffice.
Java software was designed:
As a new platform for the Internet.
To run on any computer or computing device regardless of its operating system.
To make writing Web pages easy for the new user.
To be downloaded from the Internet as required.
Software that connects two otherwise separate applications, enabling them to
communicate with each other and to exchange data is:
Middleware.
Browser.
Java.
Utility.
A set of universal standards using Internet technology for integrating different
applications from different sources without time-consuming custom coding
best describes:
HTTP.
HTML.
XML.
Web services.
A new software development technique for creating interactive Web
applications capable of updating the user interface without reloading the entire
browser page.
Ajax
Mashup
Web 2.0
SOAP
A company providing software that can be rented by other companies over the
Web or a private network best defines:
WAN.
LAN.
ASP.
SAN.
Answer:
1. Software programs were hard wired into circuit boards.
2. DEC.
3. Software for locating and managing stored Web pages.
4. Robert Metcalfe
5. COBOL
6. Blade servers.
7. Ashton Tate
8. Software integration.
9. Edge computing.
10. Linux.
11. To run on any computer or computing device regardless of its operating system.
12. Middleware.
13. Web services.
14. Ajax
15. ASP.
Aprillita Putri
11/322213/PTK/7441
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