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Hybrid cloud vocabulary quiz

Contributor(s): Matthew Haughn

How much do you know about the essential terminology of hybrid cloud environments? Take our quiz to find out. Would you like to brush up first? See our Quick Start Glossary: Hybrid cloud.

1. _____ is a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms.
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2. _____, abbreviated IaaS, is a type of cloud computing in which a third-party provider hosts virtualized computing resources over the Internet.
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3. _____ is the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the Internet.
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4. _____, abbreviated VPC, is the logical division of a public cloud service provider's multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud computing in a public cloud environment.
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5. ____ is a third-party individual or business that acts as an intermediary between the purchaser of a cloud computing service and the sellers of that service.
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6. _____, abbreviated GCE, is a service that allows clients to run workloads on Google's physical hardware.
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7. _____ is an application deployment model in which an application runs in a private cloud or data center and bursts into a public cloud when the demand for computing capacity spikes.
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8. _____ is the practice of interconnecting service providers' cloud environments to load balance traffic and accommodate spikes in demand.
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9. _____ is an account administration model in an environment where user authorizations and settings are configured for services and applications located remotely and delivered over the Internet.
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10. ____ is software that manages the interconnections and interactions among cloud-based and on-premises business units.
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This was last updated in June 2015

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