NPTEL Edge Computing Week 1 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Edge Computing Week 1 Assignment Answers 2024

1. The role of a Kafka end-point is

  • Data storage
  • Data ingestion
  • Data broking
  • Data encryption
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2. Stream processing enables performing real time queries on incoming data. The statement is

  • True
  • False
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3. Match the following tiers (in a three-tier edge architecture) to the respective functionality they provide,

Tiers:

1. Data Sources
2. Intelligence 
3. Actionable Insights

Functionality:
X. Machine Learning Models and Algorithms
Y. Dashboards and Visualizations, Human-Machine Interaction
Z. Sensors, Databases and Event-Sources

  • 1-X, 2-Y, 3-Z
  • 1-Z, 2-X, 3-Y
  • 1-Y, 2-Z, 3-X
  • 1-Z, 2-Y, 3-X
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4. Which of the following is not a component of a Thin Edge?

  • Networking Equipment
  • Controllers
  • Computers / Servers
  • On-Premise Edge Data Centers
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5. Which of the following edge-computing paradigm is used at the edge of cellular networks?

  • Micro Data Centers
  • Multi-Access Edge Computing
  • Fog Computing
  • Cloud Computing
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6. Match the following components of an Edge-Controller/Orchestrator to their respective functionality,

Components:

1. Application Manager
2. Infrastructure Manager
3. Planner

Functionality:

X. Manages requirements of application tasks
Y. Manages physical and virtual resources
Z. Manages scheduling policy for tasks

  • 1-X, 2-Y, 3-Z
  • 1-X, 2-Z, 3-Y
  • 1-Z, 2-Y, 3-X
  • 1-Z, 2-X, 3-Y
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7. Compared to cloud, edge provides

  • lower latency
  • higher latency
  • less resources
  • more resources
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8. Considering the advantages of edge computing combined with cloud computing, “backbone network alleviation” refers to,

  • distributed edge computing nodes can handle a large number of computation tasks without exchanging the corresponding data with the cloud
  • services hosted at the edge can significantly reduce the delay of data transmissions and improve the response speed
  • the cloud can provide powerful processing capabilities and massive storage when the edge cannot afford
  • None of these
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9. Match the following on-demand access (*aaS) service to the functionality they provide,

On-Demand Access:
1. SaaS
2. PaaS
3. IaaS

Functionality:

X. Execution Runtime, Databases, Web-Servers, Development Tools
Y. CRM, E-Mail, Virtual Desktop, Communication, Gaming
Z. Virtual Machines, Servers, Storage, Load-Balancing, Networking

  • 1-X, 2-Z, 3-Y
  • 1-X, 2-Y, 3-Z
  • 1-Y, 2-X, 3-Z
  • 1-Y, 2-Z, 3-X
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10. Data sovereignty refers to,

  • reducing latency in data access
  • moving core cloud services closer to the origin of data
  • providing storage, compute, and network services locally
  • keeping data where it actually belongs
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