MIS 589 Networking Concepts and Applications;Week 1;Week 1: Introduction and the Application Layer - Discussion;Technology and Evolution (Graded);As you will discover this week through your studies, communications have gone through some major changes throughout history. Explain how information systems from the 1980s differ from information systems today. What networking and communications changes were introduced in the past decade (2000s), and what were their implications?;Week 1: Introduction and the Application Layer - Discussion;The Application Layer (Graded);The textbook and lecture explain that there are four fundamental application architectures in use today: host-based architectures, client-based architectures, client-server architectures, and peer-to-peer architectures. Do some research in the DeVry Virtual Library (Under Course Home in the Student Resources section). Based on your research, what application architectures are most prevalent today? Under what architecture would you classify technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, and Web-based applications? Last, what factors are involved in selecting the architecture that is right for your organization?;Week 1 Assignments;Week 1 Chapter 2 Mini Case;Week 1 Individual Assignment, Chapter 1 Questions;Additional Study Material (Source 2);Week 1 Quiz (Multiple Choice);1. (TCO A) This layer is responsible for translating electrical pulses into data.;2. (TCO A) A(n) _____ is a set of rules that determine what a layer would do and provides a clearly defined set of messages that software at the layer needs to understand.;3. (TCO A) Cables and wireless transmissions are also known as ____.;4. (TCO A) Today we have access to the broadband Internet access from home appliances, televisions, mobile phones, MP3 players, cars, computers, phones and many other devices. This is an example of the coming existence of _____.;5. (TCO A) Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?;6. (TCO B) You have five physical computers in available to you. Your organization has started a project that requires 10 different servers to meet all requirements. You have no additional funding to purchase new servers. Using ____ technology is the best option you have.;7. (TCO B) The company vice president has just received an email from an associate with claims that 50,000 dollars needs to be wired to a location in Eastern Europe. You want to confirm that this email is indeed from the associate by identifying the message ID and From address. What portion of the SMTP packet would you examine?;8. (TCO B) There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are;9. (TCO B) The Cisco Telepresense system has grown in use over the past years and is a type of ____.;10. (TCO B) Which application architecture is known for having the lowest cost of infrastructure?
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