Discuss the key characteristics of centralized data processing facilities.
For this discussion, the student will post one thread of at least 1,600 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 8 scholarly citations in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include scholarly journal articles.
You will perform comprehensive research and post a detailed thread answering the assigned Discussion prompt. Each thread should meet the Discussion: Business Information Grading Rubric requirements. Rubric attached along with discussion instructions.
Using relevant scholarly journal articles, research and discuss the following prompts.
1.) A distributed database is a collection of several different databases distributed among multiple computers. Discuss why a company would want a distributed database.
2.) Productivity increases as rapid response times are achieved. Discuss what is considered an acceptable system response time for interactive applications.
3.) A fully centralized data processing facility is centralized in many senses of the word. Discuss the key characteristics of centralized data processing facilities.
4.) Equipment and communication redundancies are common in today’s data centers. Discuss the major types of equipment and communication redundancies found in today’s data centers.