Discussion replies: business information | BMIS 520 – IT Infrastructure | Liberty University
The student must post 3 separate replies of at least 400 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the assigned Module: Each reply must incorporate at least 1 scholarly citation in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include scholarly journal articles.
The replies are to a peer of the discussion subjects listed below, see separate attachment on the 3 separate replies.
Responding to a classmate’s post requires both the addition of new ideas and analysis. A particular point made by the classmate must be addressed and built upon by your analysis in order to move the conversation forward.
Using relevant scholarly journal articles, research and discuss the following prompts.
1. A distributed database is a collection of several different databases distributed among multiple computers. Discuss why a company would want a distributed database.
2. Productivity increases as rapid response times are achieved. Discuss what is considered an acceptable system response time for interactive applications.
3. A fully centralized data processing facility is centralized in many senses of the word. Discuss the key characteristics of centralized data processing facilities.
4. Equipment and communication redundancies are common in today’s data centers. Discuss the major types of equipment and communication redundancies found in today’s data centers.