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IBM C9510-669 Dumps

SOA Fundamentals (2008)
SOA Fundamentals (2008)

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Question #1 - Topic 1

A company has implemented a number of business processes using SOA services. How
do they determine if their new processes are helping the organization to achieve its
business objectives?

A. They establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to monitor and report on the SOA services performance.

B. They contact a third party to analyze and evaluate the new processes against the business objectives.

C. They set and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track performance against the business objectives.

D. They model the new processes in a business model simulator to identify bottlenecks and potential performance issues.

Question #2 - Topic 1

A. Insufficient SOA skills

B. Finding unbiased vendor product comparisons

C. Legacy applications written in an obsolete language

D. IT staff needing to work with business analysts who do not understand the underlying technical complexity

Question #3 - Topic 1

Which situation is most appropriate for an SOA implementation?

A. Customer's IT strategy is to use desktop applications.

B. The organization relies on a homogeneous environment.

C. Pilot and prototype development is a focus of the IT organization.

D. Parts of an application need to be developed, maintained and updated independently.

Question #4 - Topic 1

Which SOA architectural concept is applied as an organization combines services to
perform a business process?

A. Modularity

B. Composition

C. Encapsulation

D. Separation of concerns

Question #5 - Topic 1

How can a company enforce adherence to the SOA policies that have been defined?

A. Define and execute conformance checkpoints across the service life cycle.

B. Initiate and enable SOA governance communication, education and mentor plans.

C. Commit to a strategy for SOA in the context of the business goals and IT strategy.

D. Implement governance organizational structures such as architectural review boards, executive steering committees and Centers of Excellence (CoE) to ensure adherence.

Question #6 - Topic 1

What will the IBM SOA Assessment Tool help to define?

A. The most appropriate SOA entry point

B. The benefits of leveraging existing applications

C. Recommendations for moving to the highest level of SOA maturity

D. The service funding and ownership model to increase SOA maturity

Question #7 - Topic 1

What is a role of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) in SOA management?

A. To provide the governance of services by limiting who can access services

B. To provide point-to-point connection of service consumers and service providers

C. To provide flexibility that allows business process inefficiencies to be rapidly corrected

D. To ensure a seamless flow of information from anywhere at any time using a variety of protocols

Question #8 - Topic 1

Which cross-cutting concerns are present at all areas within a logical SOA?

A. Integration, security, management, monitoring and governance

B. Logging, auditing, business processes, information architecture, identity provision and governance

C. Encapsulation, separation of concerns, high cohesion, loose-coupling, correct granularity and abstraction

D. Business flexibility, business agility, cost effectiveness, goal related, traceable requirements and continuous incremental improvement

Question #9 - Topic 1

When starting the journey to SOA, which action should be taken first?

A. Create a pilot project to demonstrate the value of SOA to the business.

B. Establish a development environment for shared services that can be used across the enterprise.

C. Obtain organizational commitment to the SOA direction at the appropriate business and IT levels.

D. Choose the correct Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) vendor as all other artifacts in the environment will be connected to this.

Question #10 - Topic 1

What is a typical requirement in an SOA environment for determining business success?

A. Adherence to six-sigma business guidelines

B. A dashboard for reporting metrics to business analysts

C. The ability to pilot the solution in a production environment to business stakeholders

D. The capability to monitor and measure performance against business process goals

Question #11 - Topic 1

Which might cause a challenge to prioritizing, defining and funding services in SOA?

A. Services that support multiple projects and/or lines of business

B. Services that need to consider non-disruptive roll-out of changes

C. Services that are based on standards to allow for interoperability

D. Service requesters that are independent of the service implementation

Question #12 - Topic 1

A recent strategic corporate directive is demanding a decrease in the operational budget of
a cargo airline by 2%. The CIO has indicated a shift to SOA can help gain efficiencies in
development costs. The company has just signed a partnership with a package delivery
company that requires integration between the systems of the two companies. When
preparing for SOA adoption, what is most important to document to show Return on
Investment (ROI) from the shift to SOA?

A. The current operational budget for the company and the partner company

B. The current IT governance overlap between the company and the partner company

C. The current Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the company and the partner company

D. The estimated cost for point-to-point integration with the partner company using the current messaging system

Question #13 - Topic 1

If a component of the overall system is functionally complete and operates within that
system independently from the functionality of the other components, it is an example of
which SOA architectural concept?

A. Modularity

B. Extensibility

C. Loose coupling

D. Separation of concerns

E. Composite implementation

Question #14 - Topic 1

What is a primary need for implementing SOA governance?

A. Multiple projects are being implemented concurrently.

B. The project office is required to report to executive management.

C. Services are developed, maintained and owned by multiple stakeholders.

D. Government regulations dictate compliance with government requirements.

Question #15 - Topic 1

Which factor could positively impact the readiness for and success of SOA?

A. A high level of understanding of the value of SOA

B. The use of specialized line of business applications

C. Informal build and deployment processes for services

D. The use of in-house developed messaging as part of their Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)