Types of Cloud and Services Quiz

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What is the main characteristic of public clouds?

They are typically created from IT infrastructure not owned by the end user

What defines private clouds?

They are cloud environments solely dedicated to a single end user or group

Which cloud type is characterized by being created from multiple environments connected through LANs, WANs, VPNs, and/or APIs?

Hybrid cloud

What is the main feature of Software as a Service (SAAS) applications?

Users can access via a web browser

What is the main characteristic that distinguishes cloud computing as a distinct paradigm?

Scalability

What is one of the key abilities of a cloud in terms of handling workload changes?

Automatically expanding or compressing resources

How are clouds categorized?

Based on the access type or services they provide

What is the main feature that allows resources in a cloud to be dynamically reconfigured?

Easily usable and accessible virtualized resources

What is the main difference between circuit switching and packet switching?

Circuit switching follows a uniform path throughout the session, while packet switching does not.

Which layer in the TCP/IP model is merged and replaced with one layer called the application layer?

Presentation layer

What is an Internet cloud of resources in a distributed computing system?

A system with no centralized resources

What technology is most ideal for voice communication due to its uniform delay?

Circuit switching

What is the primary benefit of SaaS?

Eliminates the need for individual app installations

Which cloud service model involves managing the infrastructure for the user, including servers and network?

IaaS

What type of users does Platform as a Service (PaaS) primarily target?

Developers and programmers

Which cloud service model provides both the hardware and an application software platform?

PaaS

Test your knowledge on different types of cloud and services provided in cloud computing. Explore public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, Software as a Service (SAAS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS).

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