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102Designing Distributed and Internet SystemsChapter 12Designing Distributed and Internet SystemsTrue-False Questions1.Upsizing is the process of linking previous stand-alone computers together to form networks that support workgroup computing.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5272.Downsizing is the process of migrating mainframe applications to personal computers, workstations, and networks.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5273.Corporate downsizing has lessened the individual manager’s span of control.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5284.When designing distributed and Internet systems, the primary deliverables from this stage are decisiontables, structure charts, and throwaway prototypes.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5285.When designing distributed and Internet systems, you should consider information about the site, processing, and data for each location.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5306.Private network refers to the cabling, hardware, and software used to connect workstations, computers,and file servers located in a confined geographical area.
Difficulty: EasyReference: p. 5307.In a basic LAN environment, all data manipulation occurs on the file server.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5308.In a file server environment, each PC stores a copy of the database.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 5309.In a file server environment, the DBMS runs only on the file server.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 53010.The primary characteristic of a client-based LAN is that all data manipulation is performed at the client PC, not at the file server.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 530
103Designing Distributed and Internet Systems11.In a client-based LAN, the file server acts as a shared data storage device, provides additional resources, supports collaborative applications, and provides access to shared data.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 53012.In a client-based LAN, the file server handles all data manipulations.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 53113.When using file servers on local area networks, excessive data movement is one limitation.
Difficulty: MedReference: p. 53114.An advantage to using file servers on local area networks is the ability to use thin clients.
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