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IDS CHAPTER 4
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consists of electronic components and related gadgetry that input, process, output, and store data according to instructions encoded in computer programs or software
Central Processing Unit
is the so called "brain" of the computer
works in hand in hand with the cpu
Types of Storage Hardware
(hard disks, SSD, USB flash drive, CD's, and DVDs) Nonvolatile (memory is saved after power is lost) Volatile (memory is lost after power is lost.
Types of Hardware
Personal computer, tablet, phablet, smartphone, server, server farm
PCs, tablets, and smartphones that access servers
- is a computer that is designed to support processing requests from many remote computers and users
- (memory is lost after power is lost
memory is saved after power is lost
Internet of Things
first disruptive force that has the power to change business, it is also the idea that objects are becoming connected to the interact with other devices, applications, or services.
now have more processing power, more memory, internet access, Wi-Fi connectivity and the ability to interconnect with other devices.
are written to use a particular operating system, (office only works on windows)
web (thin client) applications
are designed to run within a computer browser such as Firefox, chrome, opera, or edge.
is a program that controls the computers resources, reads & writes data, allocates main memory, memory swapping, and starts and stops programs
is the process by which one physical computers host many different virtual computers within it.
hosted operating systems
a personal computer, such as a desktop or laptop, hots several different operating systems
- a server computer hosts one or more other server computers
a server hosts many versions of desktop operating systems
consumers buy this in order to use the program
is a flat fee that authorizes the organization to install the product on all of that organizations computers
is a computer software that is installed into devices such as printer, print servers, and various types of communication devices
Open Source software
is typically free and modifiable, and its source code is publicly available.
is a computer code as written by humans and understandable by humans
- is processed by a computer this code is generally not understandable to humans.
software provides capabilities common across all organizations and industries. (off the shelf)
software serves the needs of a specific industry (off shelf then customized)
Software is developed for a specific, unique need
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