Cloud Storage Providers - Amazon S3 and Nirvanix

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Match the following cloud storage providers with their descriptions:

Amazon S3 = Designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers Nirvanix = One of the current industry top storage providers Microsoft Azure = Known for its strong data security features Google Cloud Storage = Offers seamless integration with other Google Cloud services

Match the following features of Amazon S3 with their functionalities:

Write, read, and delete objects = Can contain from 1 byte to 5 gigabytes of data each Unique developer-assigned key = Used to store and retrieve objects Unlimited number of stored objects = No limit on the number of objects that can be stored Public or private objects = Rights can be assigned to specific users

Match the following statements with the correct cloud storage provider:

Maximizing benefits of scale = Amazon S3 Strong emphasis on data security = Nirvanix Integration with other cloud services = Microsoft Azure Scalable data storage infrastructure = Google Cloud Storage

Match the following terms with their descriptions:

Storage as a Service = Third-party provider rents space on their storage to end users Client software = Used by customers to specify backup set and transfer data Cost-per-gigabyte model = Pricing model based on amount of data stored WAN = Network used for transferring data between client and service provider

Match the following statements with the correct explanation:

Data loss recovery process = Retrieving lost data from the service provider Specialized storage providers = Providers that focus on specific types of data storage Infrastructure payment = End users don't pay for infrastructure but for data transfer/storage Lack of technical personnel = Ideal situation for using Storage as a Service

Match the following concepts with their relevance to cloud storage:

Disaster recovery needs = Complexity driving the popularity of storage service providers Data replication = Part of current backup and disaster recovery processes Small and medium-sized businesses = Particularly benefiting from renting storage space Capital budget constraints = Reason for end users to rent storage instead of owning infrastructure

Match the following companies with their services related to client web site storage:

Hostmonster = Store files and data for client web sites GoDaddy = Store files and data for client web sites Facebook = Allow members to post pictures and content stored on servers MySpace = Allow members to post pictures and content stored on servers

Match the following online platforms with the type of user-generated content they host:

Flickr = Hosts millions of digital photographs Picasa = Hosts millions of digital photographs YouTube = Hosts user-uploaded video files Google Docs = Upload documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to Google's data servers

Match the following email providers with their storage practices:

Gmail = Stores email messages on own servers Hotmail = Stores email messages on own servers Yahoo!Mail = Stores email messages on own servers MediaMax = Offers storage space for digital data

Match the following security techniques with their descriptions:

Encryption = Uses complex algorithms to encode information and requires an encryption key for decoding Authentication processes = Require users to create a name and password Authorization practices = Involves listing authorized individuals to access information stored on cloud systems Strongspace = Offers storage space for any kind of digital data

This quiz covers information about cloud storage providers, specifically Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Nirvanix. Learn about their features, benefits, and how they can be integrated with existing IT systems.

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