Homework Assignment 7

CS 3011

5 points, Due Thursday, December 13

The following should be turned in.

  1. (1 point) How do resource locators simplify changes in a distributed system?
  2. (1 point) Briefly describe the components of a URL?
  3. (1 point) Classify each of the following as a language, protocol, or software component protocol.
    1. FTP
    2. HTML
    3. HTTP
    4. CORBA
    5. XML
  4. (1 point) What is authentication? What is authorization?
  5. (1 point) Briefly describe the two types of firewalls.

Give the following some thought but you need not turn them in.

  1. Briefly describe three mechanisms for internet resource access.
  2. What is the purpose of SOAP?
  3. What is involved in strategic planning?
  4. What are the objectives of strategic planning?
  5. What is the distinction between capital expenditures and operational expenditures?
  6. Why is information systems hardware and software referred to as infrastructure?
  7. What is infrastructure?
  8. What are the five steps in hardware or software acquisition.