DB 4 3
computing takes advantage of many physical machines interconnected to provide
high-performance computing and highly available services. Because cluster
than a single machine, discuss the following:
still need to be concerned with data protection? Why or why not?
are 2 advantages of a good data protection plan?
might you implement a data protection plan? Be specific
remember that you should provide proper citations and references for all of
DB 5 3
management and monitoring utilities are critical to the existence and proper
functioning of your cluster. The implementation and management requirements
tool or tools that you have discovered for cluster management and monitoring
for a named cluster implementation.
2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of the implementation of the cluster tool.
the cluster solution that the tool can be used to manage.
remember that you should provide proper citations and references of all of your
Pages in APA Format
page, APA formatted paper for the scenarios below, discuss your reasons for
selecting one option over the alternative.
a scenario in which you would select an SAN over an NAS for the
company’snetwork storage needs.
scenario will describe the company, the size in terms of revenue, the number of
employees, the industry segment, data requirements, general types of data
pages APA format
that you are serving in the role of director of data center operations for your
company, which is currently using redundant sites as backup and manually
and failovers. The business plan for your organization has changed, and management
has decided to grow the business by 20% over the next year. The chief
officer (CIO) has tasked you with meeting the expected increase in demand for
data storage while not increasing your department’s budget. You believe that
the challenge by adopting a new concept called data center virtualization.
pages APA formatted
center managers sometimes find that the most conventional solutions to their
data storage problems are not solved through the commonly used distributed
When this occurs, they find themselves looking at alternative network storage
architecture such as BigTable and Dynamo. You have been asked by your CIO to
a white paper of 4-5 pages APA formatted describing the BigTable and Dynamo
network storage architectures. In this paper, you should do the following:
and disadvantages of the alternative solution. Consider the 2 key financial
elements of the IT decision-making process that include ROI (return on
(total cost of ownership). The paper should mention some of the points below:
Definition of iSCSI protocol The concept of using TCP/IP as a transport
mechanism Media used
with hard drives and tapes Peer-to-peer type interface Generally up to 16
devices can be attached to a single busRAIDs on servers usually use SCSI hard
3 page APA formatted paper discussing whether, in the next few years, RDBMS
will be replaced completely, partially, or not at all by the newer distributed
your reason and your point and the reason for your selection.
discuss and offer justification for how you can make an argument against.
Please support your positions.