Flashcards in Introduction Deck (23)
Which UI for Azure is most suitable for automation?
The methods for managing Azure are:
What is a Cmdlet?
Used in PowerShell, it is a script that performs a specific task.
What is Cloud Shell?
Cloud Shell is an interactive, browser-accessible shell for managing Azure resources.
The key features of Cloud Shell are?
a) can be accessed from anywhere using a browser or mobile app.
b) allows Azure CLI or PowerShell
c) includes interpreters, modules, Azure tools.
d) supports Node.js, .NET, and Python
e) has dedicated storage
f) includes a file editor
What is Scalability?
Scalability is the ability to scale out (qty), up (larger or more powerful), or down.
When is Auto Scaling appropriate?
Auto Scaling is most appropriate for critical scenarios.
What is Elasticity?
Ability to quickly expand or decrease the quantity of computing resources, not just VMs. Elasticity enables Scalability.
What is Agility?
Agility is the ability to rapidly develop, test and launch software applications that drive business growth.
What is High Availability?
VMs can spin up fast to help process requests.
What is Fault Tolerance?
ensures you have zero downtime for services provided by Azure.
What is Disaster Recovery?
time-to-recovery and recovery point metrics to recovery from disaster
Capital Expenditure (CapEx) relates to
money spent on acquiring or maintaining fixed assets, such as land, buildings, and equipment.
Operational Expenditure (OpEx) relates to
ongoing cost for running a product, business, or system on a day-to-day basis, including annual costs.
Pricing for cloud resources is based on:
a) Hourly Pricing
a) VMs & Servers
c) Physical Buildigns
c) Tools (BI, etc.)
if you are building deploying and managing web applications, the appropriate cloud offering is:
O365 is a (which cloud offering)
a single function to be hosted, deployed, run, and managed on its own (without a server)
'Vertical Scaling' is...
(aka 'scaling up', the process of adding resources (CPU, RAM) to increase the power of an existing server.