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Information systems (clep)
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electronic device or computer software application, that performs the task of composition, editing, formatting, and sometimes printing of documents.
an interactive computer application program for organization, analysis and storage of data in tabular form
presentation program is a software package used to display information in the form of a slide show
FTP(file transfer protocol)
standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet.
EDI(electric data interchange)
an electronic communication method that provides standards for exchanging data via any electronic means
software development methodology
a division of software development work into distinct phases (or stages) containing activities with the intent of better planning and management
processed when a certain amount if items is reached, or when a certain period has passed.
real time processing
processed right away
processed right away, can cancel unlike real time
conversion of electronic data into another dorm, used for security purposes
an integrated set of components for collecting, storing, and processing data and for delivering information, knowledge, and digital products.
professional support system
offer the facilities needed to perform tasks specific to a given profession. For example, automotive engineers use computer-aided engineering (CAE) software
collaboration support system
the main objectives of collaboration systems are to facilitate communication and teamwork among the members of an organization and across organizations
knowledge management system
provide a means to assemble and act on the knowledge accumulated throughout an organization
the thinking performed by the computer, the calculations, the comparisons and decisions.
8 bits(256 possible combinations)
one one or off position
uses 16 bits, for windows nt and recent browsers
code sets of 7, used in unix and DOS/windows-based computers
way for computer to check for errors, parity varies from even to odd. adding or subtracting a bit.
central processing unit
stores the commands the CPU executes and the results
megahertz 1MHz=1 million cycles
gigahertz= 1billion cycles
random access memory, what the computer uses as Main Memory. Memory speed measures the time it takes to move data in or out of memory
wide area network, spans over a large geographical distance
local area network, span as far as schools, residence.. etc
a computer program that conducts the communication between the various pieces of hardware (like the motherboard with its processor, the video card, sound card, and printer) and the programs you are running.
what you need protection from, viruses, spam. etc
software design technique that emphasizes separating the functionality of a program into independent, interchangeable modules, such that each contains everything necessary to execute only one aspect of the desired functionality.
a collection of data that you want to manage, rearrange, and add to later.
earliest and simplest database (spread sheets)
more advanced and efficient database
particular way of organizing data in a computer, provide a means to manage large amounts of data efficiently for uses such as large databases and internet indexing services
structured query language-special-purpose programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS), or for stream processing in a relational data stream management system.
document file format
a text or binary file format for storing documents on a storage media, especially for use by computers,
markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format which is both human-readable and machine-readable, focused on documents
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