In Platform-as-a-Service, the client is responsible for managing:
A. Everything above the operating system, including database management systems and app servers
B. Everything above the hardware, including the operating system
C. Nothing, the client simply uses the provided application
D. Applications and Data only
One of the benefits of IBM Analytics for Apache Spark is:
A. It is a fully managed service so that clients can focus on their applications and their business
B. Clients can use Apache Spark to build massive relational databases not previously possible
C. We extend Spark to provide proprietary application interfaces to clients
D. Clients can apply new versions of Apache Spark onto their bluemix cluster whenever they like
An enterprise is utilizing a cloud computing environment in which the infrastructure resides on the premises of the client, and a service provider manages the cloud infrastructure.
What is the name of this cloud deployment model?
A. Hosted Private Cloud
B. Managed Private Cloud
C. Hybrid Cloud
D. Public Cloud
You are in a competitive situation against AWS (Amazon Web Services).
Which statement is TRUE?
A. AWS has more data centers than IBM (SoftLayer)
B. IBM’s hybrid model and seamless integration between the various cloud data services are huge differentiators
C. AWS has no hidden costs and have a compute intensive pricing model
D. IBM cannot compete with AWS in terms of skills and support capabilities
Identify which statement about Cloudant Local is INCORRECT.
A. CIcudant Local and Dedicated are both managed by Cloudant engineers
B. CIcudant Local and Dedicated are both bare metal, single tenant offerings
C. CIcudant Local supports seamless “bursting” (replication) of data from on-premises to Cloudant
D. CIcudant Local supports geospatial querying and indexing out of the box
If you are negotiating a SaaS deal using the Cloud Services Agreement, which of the following is most applicable?
A. The stand-alone Cloud Services Agreement document is all you need for the contract negotiation
B. You need the Cloud Services Agreement and the Passport Advantage in conjunction for the SaaS deal
C. You should present the Cloud Services Agreement and the service description for the SaaS offering
D. The Cloud Services Agreement has information on the regulatory certifications (e.g. HIPAA) for each SaaS offering
The Predict step within Watson Analytics is intended to:
A. Explain why things happen and to understand and identify the drivers that influences a value one wants to understand
B. Build dashboard representations of your data for presentations or for later use in external reporting and analysis tools
C. Visualize your data to plot trends and discover patterns and relationships that impact your business
D. Prepare and configure your tables, columns, and data for use in subsequent steps
The Explore step within Watson Analytics is intended to:
A. Build dashboard representations of your data for presentations or for later use in external reporting and analysis tools
B. Prepare and configure your tables, columns, and data for use in subsequent stops
C. Explain what is happening to identify trends and discover patterns and relationships in your data that impacts your business using natural language
D. Dig deeper into the driving and contributing factors that underlie the trends in your data