Cloud Virtualization Containers and APIs
Week 2 Quiz
What is one difference between a Virtual Machine VM and a Container?
You got it! Virtual Machines are a complete copy of an Operating System so they are larger than containers.
What is one unique attribute about Containers?
You got it! Microservices are designed to solve one problem well, this fits with how Containers work too.
What is an accurate description of Kubernetes?
Kubernetes is a “production-grade” container orchestration system
Why is Kubernetes considered “Planet Scale”?
You got it! Kubernetes is considered “Planet Scale” since it runs billions of containers a week.
What software can install Kubernetes?
You got it! Docker Desktop has the ability to install Kubernetes.
What is an advantage of spot instances on Amazon EC2?
You got it! Spot instances allow a user to save up to 90% of the retail cost by bidding on unused capacity.
Why could Containers fit into a DevOps best practice?
You got it! Microservices are a DevOps best practice.
Which of these scenarios fits a Kubernetes use case?
You got it! A computing lab that needs to scale up many different jobs would be ideal for Kubernetes.
What is the best abstraction for a command-line tool delivered to a customer?
You got it! A docker container pushed to Docker Hub would be ideal as a distribution pathway for customers.
What does a Dockerfile mean when it uses the statement FROM?
You got it! CPU Capacity can be specified from the Docker CLI.
You got it! The Dockerfile FROM syntax inherits code from another container.