ch4 - Infrastructure: Interconnection of basic facilities...

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Infrastructure: Interconnection of basic facilities and services enabling an area to function properly Grid Computing: Combines computing power of a large number of smaller, independent, networked computers Input Devices : Used to enter information into a computer Processing Devices: Transform inputs into outputs Output Devices: Deliver information to users in a usable format System unit: a computer system unit is the physical box that houses all of the electronic components that do the work of the computer central processing unit : the central processing unit (cpu) is often called the computer brain it is also called microprocessor it perform all the operation of the computer Arithmetic logic unit :arithmetic logic unit (alu) perform mathematic operation system software/operating system : is the collection of programs that control the basic operations of computer hardware Application software: lets a user perform specific task Open-source-software: as the program source code is freely available for use and modification
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course MGMT 421-1234 taught by Professor Person during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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