MIS 589 Networking Concepts and Application Entire Course
MIS 589 Week 1: Introduction and the Application Layer – DiscussionTechnology and Evolution
As you will discover this week through your studies, communications have gone through some major changes throughout history. Explain how information systems from the 1980s differ from information systems today. What networking and communications changes were introduced in the past decade (2000s), and what were their implications?MIS 589 Week 1: Introduction and the Application Layer – Discussion The Application Layer (Graded)The textbook and lecture explain that there are four fundamental application architectures in use today: host-based architectures, client-based architectures, client-server architectures, and peer-to-peer architectures. Do some research in the DeVry Virtual Library (Under Course Home in the Student Resources section). Based on your research, what application architectures are most prevalent today? Under what architecture would you classify technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, and Web-based applications? Last, what factors are involved in selecting the architecture that is right for your organization?MIS 589Week 1 Assignments:MIS 589Week 1 Chapter 2 Mini CaseMIS 589Week 1 Individual Assignment; Chapter 1 QuestionsAdditional Study Material (Source 2)Week 1 Quiz (Multiple Choice)1. (TCO A) This layer is responsible for translating electrical pulses into data.2. (TCO A) A(n) _____ is a set of rules that determine what a layer would do and provides a clearly defined set of messages that software at the layer needs to understand.3. (TCO A) Cables and wireless transmissions are also known as ____.4. (TCO A) Today we have access to the broadband Internet access from home appliances, televisions, mobile phones, MP3 players, cars, computers, phones and many other devices. This is an example of the...