ITF+ Infrastructure Terms Flashcards

"A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks, directing traffic on the internet."
Define IaaS.
What is PaaS?
"Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services (including servers, storage, databases, networking, software) over the internet ('the cloud')."
Explain what DNS is.
What is a router?
Explain a wireless access point.
"PaaS (Platform as a Service) is a cloud computing service model that provides a platform allowing customers to develop, run, and manage applications without dealing with the infrastructure."
A wireless access point (WAP) is a networking hardware device that allows Wi-Fi devices to connect to a wired network.
What is cloud computing?
IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is a cloud computing service model that provides virtualized computing resources over the internet.
DNS (Domain Name System) is a system that translates human-readable domain names (like www.example.com) into IP addresses that computers use to identify each other on the network.