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CompTIA CLO-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Exam Practice Test

Demo: 41 questions
Total 273 questions

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Questions and Answers

Question 1

Which of the following is the BEST example of a cloud vendor's monthly hosting fee changing based on cost allocations?

Options:

A.

The company's fee varies based on the projected quarterly revenue of the client's company.

B.

The company's fee varies based on the number of their IT staff required to support the infrastructure.

C.

The company's fee varies based on the number of servers needed to house data in the datacenter.

D.

The company's fee varies based on the energy consumption of each server in the datacenter.

Question 2

A company has hired a third party vendor to provide email and spam/anti-malware filtering services. The type of cloud service provided by the vendor is BEST described as which of the following?

Options:

A.

SaaS

B.

IaaS

C.

CaaS

D.

PaaS

Question 3

Why is it important to consider the cloud ecosystem when developing applications?

Options:

A.

Cloud providers will do application development.

B.

The development process needs to change.

C.

The role of the IT department will change.

D.

This can speed up the development process.

Question 4

Which of the following is an important new skill for an IT organization to develop in the context of cloud computing?

Options:

A.

Provisioning services

B.

Incident management

C.

Technology upgrade monitoring

D.

Security and risk management

Question 5

Which of the following describes disk tiering?

Options:

A.

Moving the least accessed data to a flash disk

B.

Moving the least accessed data to SSD

C.

Moving the most accessed data to capacity disk

D.

Moving the most accessed data to performance disk

Question 6

A graphic design company regularly runs out of storage space on its file servers due to the large size of its customer artwork files. The company is considering migrating to cloud computing to solve this problem. Which of the following characteristics of cloud computing is the MOST beneficial reason the company should implement a cloud solution?

Options:

A.

Scalability

B.

Security

C.

Variable costs

D.

Hardware independence

Question 7

An organization is in the process of selecting a SaaS provider to replace its current internal customer relationship management system. The business expects better functionality than what is provided with the internal system. Which of the following is the BEST reason for moving to a SaaS cloud service?

Options:

A.

Understand who the most experienced IaaS cloud providers are so that a recommendation can be made to the business based on what other industry vendors are doing.

B.

Understand the current SLA's of the cloud providers to ensure that they can exceed the current expected business SLA's.

C.

Understand current functional and non-functional requirements of the system in order to ensure the new system can meet and provide value add to current business needs.

D.

Understand the cost model of the hosted infrastructure and whether the current system can be hosted on cloud provided infrastructure.

Question 8

Why do management tools introduce a risk?

Options:

A.

The management tools present a vendor lock-in

B.

The management tools are indispensible above a specific scale of operation

C.

The migration may not be successful

D.

Too many software licenses are needed

Question 9

One of the strategic reasons to source component technology purchases from multiple providers is to:

Options:

A.

avoid vendor lock-in.

B.

influence governmental organizations.

C.

keep vendor prices down.

D.

encourage vendor control.

Question 10

An organization is planning to host a number of its critical applications in the cloud. Which of the following is the BEST way to gain a broad assurance of the cloud provider's security posture?

Options:

A.

A review that includes interviewing key security stakeholders and identifying the key controls that they operate

B.

A review that includes security policies, evidence of the controls, physical site assessment and vulnerability scanning

C.

A review that includes the right to audit on a yearly basis and review of the security clauses on the contract

D.

A review that includes security applications, external audits, intrusion detection and firewall policy reviews

Question 11

One major impact that cloud computing has had on the application development process is the need for greater:

Options:

A.

security.

B.

speed.

C.

isolation.

D.

standardization

Question 12

Which of the following describes what is meant by the ITIL Service Strategy component?

Options:

A.

Defining processes required to manage the solution.

B.

Designing the solution to the ITIL specifications.

C.

Ensuring changes are designed to meet customer expectations.

D.

Understanding the intended customer and what services are required.

Question 13

All of the following are important design decisions when deploying SaaS EXCEPT:

Options:

A.

How existing company data is integrated in or migrated to the application.

B.

How the application will be integrated with other applications.

C.

The number of users that will access the application simultaneously

D.

Where or by whom will digital identities be issued for logging on to the application.

Question 14

Which of the following enables hardware independence?

Options:

A.

In-sourcing

B.

Outsourcing

C.

Virtualization

D.

Abstraction

Question 15

Managing the proper delivery of resources to a cloud datacenter requires which of the following ITIL processes?

Options:

A.

Supplier management

B.

Incident management

C.

Capacity management

D.

Change management

Question 16

As part of a cloud provider's services, customers can provision a new virtual machine as needed without human interaction with the provider. This scenario is BEST described by which of the following cloud characteristics?

Options:

A.

On-demand self-service

B.

Measured service

C.

Broad network access

D.

Rapid elasticity

Question 17

Which of the following cloud service models can an organization use to provision on demand custom-built servers to run in-house developed applications?

Options:

A.

BPaaS

B.

PaaS

C.

IaaS

D.

SaaS

Question 18

Which of the following is common to both cloud and outsourcing?

Options:

A.

Dependence on third-party IT resources

B.

Increased CAPEX

C.

Decreased OPEX

D.

Avoidance of IT-related risks

Question 19

An existing capability is being migrated into the cloud. Capacity management issues have been noticed in the past and an exercise is being performed to calculate current and future volumes. In which of the following lifecycle phases is this likely to be performed?

Options:

A.

Operation

B.

Design

C.

Transition

D.

Strategy

Question 20

Which of the following is an aspect of design services within ITIL?

Options:

A.

Ensuring impact is minimized on new services

B.

New or changed services

C.

Defining Six Sigma as the standard for security

D.

Establishing or maintaining integrity

Question 21

Which of the following assets have risks related to a cloud provider going out of business?

Options:

A.

Data stored at the provider

B.

Cloud management tools housed at the provider

C.

Investment in servers at the provider

D.

Machine capacity at the provider

Question 22

The IT department is planning the migration of their customer billing database to an external cloud provider. They have resolved most technical concerns but are worried about data interception between the cloud and branch offices. Which of the following is the BEST way to address this concern?

Options:

A.

Design, build and test a robust security access program

B.

Encrypt the database

C.

Encrypt the data stream

D.

Use certificate services for database access

Question 23

A Chief Information Officer would implement which of the following types of cloud systems to allow for rapid bursting of development and/or deployment systems?

Options:

A.

Hybrid cloud

B.

Public cloud

C.

Private cloud

D.

Community cloud

Question 24

Which of the following is a potential advantage of using Storage as a Service?

Options:

A.

Data is accessible when the Internet is not functioning

B.

In-house IT staff controls all data

C.

Increase in encryption technologies

D.

Decrease in IT management of the platform

Question 25

Which of the following is a relevant component of the cloud ecosystem?

Options:

A.

Hypervisors

B.

Image factory

C.

Security procedures

D.

Trained IT staff

Question 26

Which of the following is the MOST important service management consequence of elastic capacity?

Options:

A.

The need for better application development

B.

The need for better security management

C.

The need for good performance monitoring and management

D.

The need to improve the fulfillment and provisioning process

Question 27

A critical internal IT server provisioning process is under review and the IT manager is considering moving the process to the cloud. The IT staff has selected the cloud provider and must now migrate the process. Which of the following MUST the IT staff do to ensure the transition meets the IT manager's requirements?

Options:

A.

Pilot the process using cloud resources and perform a comprehensive test.

B.

Survey the business users and implement the solution that received the most positive feedback.

C.

Ask the server administrator to sign off and approve the implementation plan.

D.

Shift the current process to the cloud since the SLA will guarantee 99.999% availability.

Question 28

Which of the following types of organizations would NOT benefit from cloud computing due to legal requirements?

Options:

A.

Online library

B.

Social media sites

C.

Large marketing agencies

D.

Medical facility

Question 29

Why does cloud computing shift capital cost to variable cost?

Options:

A.

Cloud computing is more cost-efficient

B.

IT assets are not owned by the customer

C.

Servers are better utilized

D.

Staff is no longer hired by the customer

Question 30

Following an IT Service Management lifecycle approach, a Chief Information Officer would take which of the following paths to implement a cloud solution?

Options:

A.

Choose the SaaS provider; Design the application; Choose whether to develop the service application in-house or outsource; Operate the service application in the cloud.

B.

Decide whether to implement on the cloud; Choose a XaaS provider; Design the application; Choose where to develop the service application; Operate the service application in the cloud.

C.

Decide whether to implement the application on the cloud; Choose an IaaS provider; Choose whether to develop the service in-house; Operate the service application in the cloud.

D.

Strategize which IaaS provider to use; Design the application; Transition the development process to the cloud; Operate the service application in the cloud.

Question 31

Which of the following key elements should be applied in order to build effective private clouds that allow for interoperability with IaaS services?

Options:

A.

Structure and consistency

B.

Security and consistency

C.

Strategy and consistency

D.

Structure and security

Question 32

Which of the following are the MOST important benefits of a cloud computing solution for an application development provider? (Select two.)

Options:

A.

Reduced training time for new developers

B.

Reduced storage requirements

C.

Reduced complexity for users

D.

Reduced bandwidth usage

E.

Reduced cost

F.

Reduced development timeframe

Question 33

Why do business users prefer to deal with cloud providers directly, instead of via the IT department?

Options:

A.

It reduces financial risks to the business

B.

The IT department does not accommodate variable costs

C.

They can better measure the provider's quality

D.

They can use their own payment options

Question 34

Which of the following is a difference between cloud computing and visualization when implementing IaaS?

Options:

A.

All hardware is maintained on-site by current IT staff and managers

B.

Both a cloud and a virtual solution will provide additional programmers for application development

C.

Boxed, retail versions of office suite software must be used for consistent licensing

D.

Cloud computing may use visualization, while visualization does not require cloud services

Question 35

A provider supplies storage, processing, memory, and network bandwidth to multiple tenants, using physical and virtual resources. This is an example of which of the following cloud characteristics?

Options:

A.

On-demand self-service

B.

Measured service

C.

Resource pooling

D.

Rapid elasticity

Question 36

Why does request fulfillment become more complicated in a cloud environment?

Options:

A.

All processes must become automated.

B.

Processes must be redesigned with the user experience in mind.

C.

The IT service team must be expanded.

D.

Users should be aware of the benefits before changes to the process are incorporated

Question 37

A company decides to subscribe to a new CRM product that will help improve their business processes. Which of the following types of cloud computing would MOST likely be implemented?

Options:

A.

PaaS

B.

XaaS

C.

IaaS

D.

SaaS

Question 38

Which of the following is a private SaaS?

Options:

A.

An application for external use only, on company-owned assets.

B.

An application for external use only, on public cloud-based systems.

C.

An application for internal use only, on company-owned assets.

D.

An application for internal use only, on public cloud-based systems.

Question 39

Cloud computing has the greatest benefit for which of the following user populations?

Options:

A.

User populations which steadily increase in size.

B.

User populations that vary and are unpredictable.

C.

User populations that are of fixed size.

D.

User populations that vary in size on a seasonal basis.

Question 40

Which of the following virtualization characteristics allows the use of different types of physical servers?

Options:

A.

Security

B.

Hardware independence

C.

Scalability

D.

Variable costs

Question 41

A small book company is growing at a rapid rate and cannot afford to purchase and manage additional in-house computing resources. The company decides to subscribe to cloud services for additional computing resources and management of those computing resource. Which of the following is LEAST likely to enhance the overall value of the additional cloud services?

Options:

A.

Offsite data storage

B.

Increase potential Internet sales of the company

C.

Reduce IT infrastructure and management costs

D.

Increase profits by reducing CAPEX

Demo: 41 questions
Total 273 questions