Top 132 FaaS Questions to Grow

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which FaaS related domains to cover and 132 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

FaaS, EMC Atmos, Infrastructure as a service, Microsoft Online Services, Cloud computing, Zadara Storage, Web API, Hardware virtualization, Cloud database, Google App Engine, Computer network, Zoho Corporation, HPE Helion, Computing platform, FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5, Platform as a service, Virtual Machine Manager, Abiquo Enterprise Edition, Virtual private cloud, Microsoft Azure, Serverless Framework, EXo Platform, Virtual appliance, IBM cloud computing, Google Cloud Platform, Comparison of structured storage software, Amazon Web Services, Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand, Cloud Foundry, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, Apache CloudStack, HP Cloud, Engine Yard, SAP Cloud Platform, Inktank Storage, Data center, FaaS, VMware vCloud Air, Distributed file system for cloud, Serverless computing, Rackspace Cloud, Function as a service:

FaaS Critical Criteria:

Study FaaS decisions and adjust implementation of FaaS.

– What are the success criteria that will indicate that FaaS objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?

– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of FaaS that make it risky?

– Who will provide the final approval of FaaS deliverables?

EMC Atmos Critical Criteria:

Guard EMC Atmos leadership and find the ideas you already have.

– For your FaaS project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

– How do we ensure that implementations of FaaS products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving FaaS forward?

Infrastructure as a service Critical Criteria:

Adapt Infrastructure as a service visions and clarify ways to gain access to competitive Infrastructure as a service services.

– Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for FaaS strengthening and reform actually originate?

– Have you identified your FaaS key performance indicators?

– Is Supporting FaaS documentation required?

Microsoft Online Services Critical Criteria:

Reorganize Microsoft Online Services tactics and gather Microsoft Online Services models .

– What are the key elements of your FaaS performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?

– How will you know that the FaaS project has been successful?

Cloud computing Critical Criteria:

Design Cloud computing goals and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Cloud computing is getting what it needs.

– It is clear that the CSP will face a large number of requests from its customers to prove that the CSP is secure and reliable. There a number of audit and compliance considerations for both the CSP and the customer to consider in cloud computing. First, which compliance framework should a CSP adopt to satisfy its customers and manage its own risks?

– Have you considered what measures you will need to implement to ensure that the cloud provider complies with all applicable federal, state, and local privacy laws, including ferpa?

– Well-defined, appropriate concepts of the technology are in widespread use, the technology may have been in use for many years, a formal mathematical model is defined, etc.)?

– Which cloud computing characteristic enables consumers to get computing resources without any human intervention?

– Is it more economical to move my existing datacenter-hosted service to the cloud, or to keep it in a datacenter?

– Are the risks associated with cloud computing actually higher than the risks enterprises are facing today?

– How will technology advancements in soa, virtualization and cloud computing further enable saas adoption?

– How can a small cloud computing consultancy take advantage of the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy?

– Recoverability: how will the service provider respond to disasters and ensure continued service?

– How should we report on the geographic location (street address) for cloud computing solutions?

– What are some strategies for capacity planning for big data processing and cloud computing?

– What is the future scope for combination of business intelligence and cloud computing?

– What challenges and opportunities does cloud computing present for IT Service Management ?

– In which ways will Cloud Computing influence our approach Service Management

– Amazon web services is which type of cloud computing distribution model?

– Is cloud computing a threat to the real sense of ownership?

– What is the impact of hybrid cloud computing on i&o?

– What is the first priority cloud security concern?

– Is there a good pricing model for cloud services?

– How energy efficient is cloud computing?

Zadara Storage Critical Criteria:

Probe Zadara Storage failures and oversee Zadara Storage management by competencies.

– Do the FaaS decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?

– How do we Identify specific FaaS investment and emerging trends?

– What are specific FaaS Rules to follow?

Web API Critical Criteria:

Give examples of Web API failures and correct better engagement with Web API results.

– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding FaaS?

– In a project to restructure FaaS outcomes, which stakeholders would you involve?

Hardware virtualization Critical Criteria:

Confer over Hardware virtualization failures and define what do we need to start doing with Hardware virtualization.

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with FaaS ?

– Is maximizing FaaS protection the same as minimizing FaaS loss?

– How much does FaaS help?

Cloud database Critical Criteria:

Devise Cloud database governance and find the essential reading for Cloud database researchers.

– What are our best practices for minimizing FaaS project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the FaaS project lifecycle?

– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the FaaS process?

– Does FaaS analysis show the relationships among important FaaS factors?

Google App Engine Critical Criteria:

Consider Google App Engine governance and get answers.

– Who will be responsible for documenting the FaaS requirements in detail?

– How can the value of FaaS be defined?

– What is Effective FaaS?

Computer network Critical Criteria:

Win new insights about Computer network management and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Computer network is getting what it needs.

– How do your measurements capture actionable FaaS information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

– Is the illegal entry into a private computer network a crime in your country?

– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing FaaS?

– What business benefits will FaaS goals deliver if achieved?

Zoho Corporation Critical Criteria:

Detail Zoho Corporation governance and observe effective Zoho Corporation.

– Is there a FaaS Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?

– What are the Key enablers to make this FaaS move?

– Have all basic functions of FaaS been defined?

HPE Helion Critical Criteria:

Tête-à-tête about HPE Helion failures and gather practices for scaling HPE Helion.

– Do several people in different organizational units assist with the FaaS process?

– What are the long-term FaaS goals?

– What is our FaaS Strategy?

Computing platform Critical Criteria:

Model after Computing platform planning and observe effective Computing platform.

– Think about the functions involved in your FaaS project. what processes flow from these functions?

– Among the FaaS product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 Critical Criteria:

Match FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 issues and acquire concise FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 education.

– What are the barriers to increased FaaS production?

– What is our formula for success in FaaS ?

Platform as a service Critical Criteria:

Mix Platform as a service goals and report on the economics of relationships managing Platform as a service and constraints.

– Does the FaaS task fit the clients priorities?

Virtual Machine Manager Critical Criteria:

Facilitate Virtual Machine Manager management and mentor Virtual Machine Manager customer orientation.

– Think about the people you identified for your FaaS project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?

– What tools do you use once you have decided on a FaaS strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

– Are there FaaS problems defined?

Abiquo Enterprise Edition Critical Criteria:

Refer to Abiquo Enterprise Edition outcomes and create a map for yourself.

– How is the value delivered by FaaS being measured?

– What about FaaS Analysis of results?

Virtual private cloud Critical Criteria:

Learn from Virtual private cloud management and gather practices for scaling Virtual private cloud.

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations FaaS values?

– Does FaaS analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?

– How to deal with FaaS Changes?

Microsoft Azure Critical Criteria:

Huddle over Microsoft Azure issues and get the big picture.

– Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once FaaS is underway?

– How do we keep improving FaaS?

Serverless Framework Critical Criteria:

Give examples of Serverless Framework planning and reduce Serverless Framework costs.

– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in FaaS?

EXo Platform Critical Criteria:

Face EXo Platform adoptions and assess and formulate effective operational and EXo Platform strategies.

– Can we add value to the current FaaS decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– How do we know that any FaaS analysis is complete and comprehensive?

Virtual appliance Critical Criteria:

Revitalize Virtual appliance risks and modify and define the unique characteristics of interactive Virtual appliance projects.

– Have the types of risks that may impact FaaS been identified and analyzed?

– What will drive FaaS change?

IBM cloud computing Critical Criteria:

Chat re IBM cloud computing strategies and get going.

– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your FaaS strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?

– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these FaaS processes?

Google Cloud Platform Critical Criteria:

Discourse Google Cloud Platform failures and correct better engagement with Google Cloud Platform results.

– How can you measure FaaS in a systematic way?

– How to Secure FaaS?

Comparison of structured storage software Critical Criteria:

Detail Comparison of structured storage software visions and don’t overlook the obvious.

– What threat is FaaS addressing?

Amazon Web Services Critical Criteria:

Powwow over Amazon Web Services outcomes and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Amazon Web Services.

– What is the best strategy going forward for data center disaster recovery?

– Why should we adopt a FaaS framework?

Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand Critical Criteria:

Own Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand management and research ways can we become the Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand company that would put us out of business.

– Does FaaS systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?

Cloud Foundry Critical Criteria:

See the value of Cloud Foundry governance and find the essential reading for Cloud Foundry researchers.

– Are there any disadvantages to implementing FaaS? There might be some that are less obvious?

– What are the record-keeping requirements of FaaS activities?

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Critical Criteria:

Devise Google Docs, Sheets and Slides governance and work towards be a leading Google Docs, Sheets and Slides expert.

– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if FaaS does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

– How do we Lead with FaaS in Mind?

Apache CloudStack Critical Criteria:

Understand Apache CloudStack risks and look at it backwards.

– What are the Essentials of Internal FaaS Management?

– How do we maintain FaaSs Integrity?

HP Cloud Critical Criteria:

Rank HP Cloud engagements and acquire concise HP Cloud education.

– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a FaaS process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the FaaS process available?

Engine Yard Critical Criteria:

Review Engine Yard leadership and look at the big picture.

– what is the best design framework for FaaS organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?

– Are assumptions made in FaaS stated explicitly?

– Are we Assessing FaaS and Risk?

SAP Cloud Platform Critical Criteria:

Design SAP Cloud Platform management and give examples utilizing a core of simple SAP Cloud Platform skills.

– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as FaaS leaders?

Inktank Storage Critical Criteria:

Track Inktank Storage issues and find answers.

– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of FaaS into the services that we provide?

Data center Critical Criteria:

Systematize Data center strategies and separate what are the business goals Data center is aiming to achieve.

– Fog Computing is internet computing where the devices responsible for the computing surround us. Instead of having a data center where all of the processing and storage occurs, fog computing would allow us to bring the devices closer to us and these devices would be responsible for their own processing and storage. So how does this concept help us deal with the problems created by the IoT, and what benefits would this provide us that upgrading the cloud infrastructure couldnt?

– Are we a listed company, if so ask ourselves this: Disaster recovery planning, or its lack, will affect a companys equity position. why buy stock in a company that will disappear should the data center go down?

– In a virtualized data center, guest operating system kernels were modified to eliminate the need for binary translation. which compute virtualization technique was used?

– An administrator of a virtualized data center is particularly concerned about nic failure. what should the administrator configure to address this concern?

– Determine if the data center has Service Level Agreements with the clients it serves. if so, do they measure themselves for compliance with the agreement?

– What are the specific security and integrity threats to cloud computing storage systems that do not exist in private data centers?

– Does the cloud solution offer equal or greater data security capabilities than those provided by your organizations data center?

– Do operating procedures require systems to undergo a security/vulnerability scan before being placed into production?

– Which report should an administrator use to know both historic and current utilization of storage in a data center?

– Which data center management activity involves eliminating single points of failure to ensure business continuity?

– Should the dataset be deposited in a national, international or discipline-based data center?

– Is stuff in the cloud on the same legal footing as stuff in your data center?

– Is the priority of system restores documented in the disaster recovery plan?

– How many and where are located the providers data centers?

– How do you prepare your data center for Cloud?

FaaS Critical Criteria:

Set goals for FaaS planning and ask questions.

– How do we manage FaaS Knowledge Management (KM)?

VMware vCloud Air Critical Criteria:

Disseminate VMware vCloud Air tasks and know what your objective is.

– How can you negotiate FaaS successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate client, or a deceitful coworker?

– What are the business goals FaaS is aiming to achieve?

Distributed file system for cloud Critical Criteria:

Interpolate Distributed file system for cloud strategies and budget for Distributed file system for cloud challenges.

– Are accountability and ownership for FaaS clearly defined?

Serverless computing Critical Criteria:

Incorporate Serverless computing goals and shift your focus.

– Does FaaS create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?

– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a FaaS project?

– What is the purpose of FaaS in relation to the mission?

Rackspace Cloud Critical Criteria:

Distinguish Rackspace Cloud failures and adjust implementation of Rackspace Cloud.

– What is the name of the rackspace cloud service?

– How can we improve FaaS?

Function as a service Critical Criteria:

Own Function as a service issues and get out your magnifying glass.

– What are our needs in relation to FaaS skills, labor, equipment, and markets?


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External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

FaaS External links:

[PDF]FAAs Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft …

faas/grafana.json at master · openfaas/faas · GitHub

EMC Atmos External links:

EMC Atmos Generation 3 G3 – SSCS


ViPR EMC Atmos Object Service API Support

Infrastructure as a service External links:

Microsoft Azure Start For Free – Infrastructure as a Service
http://Ad ·

What is IaaS? Infrastructure as a Service | Microsoft Azure

Ask the Experts on Azure Infrastructure as a Service

Microsoft Online Services External links:

Download Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant …

Cloud computing External links:

Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform & Services

CRM Software & Cloud Computing Solutions – Salesforce UK

AWS Cloud Computing Certification Program –

Zadara Storage External links:

Zadara Storage – Home | Facebook

Zadara Storage – YouTube

Zadara Storage (@ZadaraStorage) | Twitter

Web API External links:

ASP.NET Web API – Secure ASP.NET Web API with …


Navionics Web API v2 – LAKE OF THE WOODS

Cloud database External links:

MongoDB Cloud Database Solutions | MongoDB

SQL Database – Cloud Database as a Service | Microsoft …

Google App Engine External links:

Google App Engine
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Google App Engine
http://Ad ·

Google App Engine – Download

Computer network External links:

Computer Network Technology | Renton Technical College

Computer Network Support Specialists

Zoho Corporation External links:

Zoho Corporation

Zoho Corporation

GDPR Compliance Corporate Statement | Zoho Corporation

HPE Helion External links:

Login – HPE Helion OpenStack

Cloud and HPE Helion Training – Education Services | HPE™

HPE Helion –

Computing platform External links:

Computes – Decentralized and distributed computing platform

Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform & Services

Cloud Foundry Security – Cloud Computing Platform | …

FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 External links:

Fujitsu Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 – Fujitsu United States

Fujitsu Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 – YouTube

FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5 – Revolvy Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5

Platform as a service External links:

Captain Up :: Engagement Platform as a Service

Fully Managed Big Data Platform as a Service | Cazena

What is PaaS? Platform as a Service | Microsoft Azure

Virtual Machine Manager External links:

Virtual Machine Manager Documentation | Microsoft Docs

Virtual Machine Manager –

Abiquo Enterprise Edition External links:

Abiquo Enterprise Edition –

Abiquo Enterprise Edition Press Release | …

Abiquo Enterprise Edition – Enterprise Edition

Virtual private cloud External links:

Private Cloud Hosting with CloudConnect Virtual Private Cloud

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud – Official Site

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) | Google Cloud Platform

Microsoft Azure External links:

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Pass

Microsoft Azure Training Courses – Microsoft Virtual Academy

Serverless Framework External links:

Serverless Framework – AWS Lambda Guide – Functions

Serverless Framework With AWS – DZone Cloud

Serverless Framework – Build applications on AWS …

EXo Platform External links:

eXo Platform – Google+

eXo Platform Reviews | G2 Crowd

eXo Platform – Home | Facebook

Virtual appliance External links:

Cisco Content Security Management Virtual Appliance …

Virtual Appliance (92457) – Quest Support

Cisco Content Security Management Virtual Appliance …

Google Cloud Platform External links:

Google Cloud Platform

Managed Google Cloud Platform | Rackspace

Google Cloud Platform

Comparison of structured storage software External links:

Comparison of structured storage software explained

comparison of structured storage software Pictures, … of structured storage software

Amazon Web Services External links:

Amazon Web Services – Official Site

Amazon Web Services Simple Monthly Calculator – Try Amazon Web Services
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Cloud Foundry External links:

Cloud Foundry – Official Site

Pivotal Cloud Foundry – Official Site

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides External links:

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides – Adelphi University

Apache CloudStack External links:

Marketing – Apache Cloudstack – Apache Software Foundation | Cloudstack – Apache CloudStack… | Cloudstack – Apache CloudStack: …

HP Cloud External links:

An introduction to the HP Cloud – TechRepublic

hp cloud matrix – Staples Inc.

Engine Yard External links:

Engine Yard (@engineyard) | Twitter

AWS PaaS and Support Pricing | Engine Yard

The Engine Yard Village – Home | Facebook

SAP Cloud Platform External links:

SAP Cloud Platform Benefits Estimator

SAP Cloud Platform Integration

Inktank Storage External links:

Peter Trepp V. Inktank Storage, Inc. Et Al – C-D-CA

Data center External links:

Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center

Open Data Portal | NJOIT Open Data Center

National Oceanographic Data Center Home Page

FaaS External links:

[PDF]FAAs Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft …

faas/grafana.json at master · openfaas/faas · GitHub

VMware vCloud Air External links:

VMware vCloud Air

An Introduction to VMware vCloud Air – YouTube

VMware vCloud Air – Dedicated Cloud Platform | CenturyLink

Distributed file system for cloud External links:

MeshFS: A distributed file system for cloud-based …

Distributed file system for cloud – file system for cloud

Serverless computing External links:

What is Serverless Computing? | Cloud Computing – Quora

Serverless Computing | Microsoft Azure

Everything you need to know about Serverless Computing

Rackspace Cloud External links:

Rackspace Cloud Images API v2.0 – Rackspace Developer …

PubCon Exhibitor : Rackspace Cloud – Pubcon

Big Data on the Rackspace Cloud – Rackspace Hosting

Function as a service External links:

StdLib — Function as a Service Software Library