Discussion 12 | Computer Science homework help

Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 70-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer. The discussion questions this week are from Chapter’s 12-13  

(Jamsa, 2013).

Chapter 12 topics:

  • Discuss key items that should be included in an SLA.
  • Define predictive analytics and discuss how an IT manager might use such analytics.
  • Discuss how an IT manager might use load testing on a site.
  • Define and discuss vendor lock-in and identify steps a company should take to mitigate this risk.
  • With respect to cloud-based solutions, list and discuss 5 to 10 operations or tasks an IT manager should oversee.

Chapter 13 topics:

  • List and describe common system requirements one should consider before moving an application to the cloud.
  • Discuss why a company should consider using a consultant to oversee a cloud migration and list specific skills you would expect the consultant to have.
  • List and discuss resource utilization characteristics one should monitor for an application prior to moving the application to the cloud.
  • List possible training requirements for an SaaS solution integration, a PaaS application migration, and an IaaS application migration.
  • List and describe budget considerations one should evaluate before moving an application to the cloud.
  • List and describe IT governance considerations one should evaluate before moving an application to the cloud.
  • Define and describe cloud bursting.

NOTE: You are required to use at least two-peer reviewed sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions.  

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