The discussion questions this week are from Chapter’s 16, 17, 18, 19

The discussion questions this week are from Chapter’s 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 (Jamsa, 2013). Each chapter 4 topics and use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer.

Chapter 16 topics:

Define and describe a capital expense. How are capital expenses different from operational expenses?

Define and describe economies of scale and provide a cloud-based example.

Define and describe “right sizing” as it pertains to cloud computing.

Define Moore’s law and discus how it might influence cloud migration.

Chapter 17 topics:

Compare and contrast functional and nonfunctional requirements and provide an example of each.

Discuss why a designer should avoid selecting an implementation platform for as long as possible during the design process.

Discuss various trade-offs a designer may need to make with respect to nonfunctional requirements.

Discuss why the system maintenance phase is often the most expensive phase of the software development life cycle.

Chapter 18 topics:

Using Yahoo! Pipes, create a pipe that displays the names of pizza restaurants within a given zip code.

Using Google App Engine, create a page that displays the following Python script:

print “Content-type: text/html\n\n”

print “Cloud Computing, Chapter 18”

Chapter 19 topics:

Define scalability.

List five to ten potential relationships that align with the Pareto principle, such as how 80 percent of sales come from 20 percent of customers.

Compare and contrast vertical and horizontal scaling.

Explain the importance of the database read/write ratio.

Chapter 20 topics:

List and describe five ways you think the cloud will change the future of TV.

List and describe five potential uses for intelligent fabric.

Discuss how the cloud will impact future operating systems.

List and describe three potential location-aware applications.

Please write 2-3 pages with no plagiarism and need this document tomorrow Tuesday at 3 PM EST time.