Cloud Computing Foundations
Cloud Service Model Quiz
Which is an example of a Cloud delivery model?
You got it! PaaS or Platform as a Service is a cloud delivery model that abstracts much of the complexity of software infrastructure.
What is an advantage of a static site?
You got it! There are no servers involved in hosting a static site.
What is an appropriate use case for a Virtual Machine?
You got it! Virtual Machines are ideal for exploration of ideas in software engineering projects.
What type of service is Google App Engine (GAE)?
You got it! GAE is a Platform as a Service offering.
What is AWS Lambda?
You got it! AWS Lambda is a type of serverless offering since it requires no servers.
What does Comparative Advantage mean for Cloud computing?
You got it! It is an economic theory that highlights the importance on focusing on your unique advantage and outsourcing other tasks.
What is Elastic Beanstalk?
You got it! AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a PaaS offering on the AWS Cloud.
What is a Spot Instance?
You got it! AWS Spot instances are bid like an auction, resulting in substantial savings of up to 80-90% off.
What is a Function as a Service (FaaS)?
You got it! AWS Lambda is both a FaaS and a PaaS since is a function deployed without the use of servers.
What is Amazon S3?
You got it! Amazon S3 is object storage that has near infinite scale and compute.