Advance Computing Technology - Dec 2014
Computer Engineering (Semester 7)
TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks. 1 (a) Draw and explain the cluster computer and its architecture.(7 marks) 1 (b) What is resource management and scheduling (RMS)? Describes the services provided by a RMS environment.(7 marks) 2 (a) Describes the flexible load sharing (FLS) algorithm in details with its analysis.(7 marks) 2 (b) Explain the security policies in cluster.(7 marks) 2 (c) How can locality be improved in a complex network environment in cluster?(7 marks) 3 (a) Explain cross-site trust management in production Grid.(7 marks) 3 (b) Define grid computing and explain the various building blocks of the Grid.(7 marks) 3 (c) Write a short note on Grid resource brokers and schedulers.(7 marks) 3 (d) Explain virtual organization in Grid computing. Discuss with some example of virtual organization.(7 marks) 4 (a) Draw and explain the cloud computing architecture.(7 marks) 4 (b) Write a short note on software as a service in cloud.(7 marks) 4 (c) Explain the different types of clouds in details.(7 marks) 4 (d) What is virtualization? Give the comparisons between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.(7 marks) 5 (a) Explain the evolution of grid with respect to first, second and third generation.(7 marks) 5 (b) Define Cloud. Compare Cloud providers with traditional IT service provider.(7 marks) 5 (c) Explain Architecture of the NOW System and Classify cluster computers.(7 marks) 5 (d) Define Cloud computing, Enlist and explain essential characteristics of cloud Computing.(7 marks)