EXAM1 Study Guide

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Part 1 Hole in the wall- separated larger corporation in India. “That in which you can do anything.” Howard Aiken - created first computer Gordon Moore (Moore’s Law)- number of transistors on an intergrated circuit will double every 24 months Vacuum Tubbe Transistors Integrated Circuits - Mark 1 was run by vacuum tube. Driving force behind them is silicon Types of Computers - PC- personal computer. Server- controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network. A mainframe is a large, expensive powerful comp. that can handle hundreds of thousands of users simultaneously (process 83% of transactions around the world). A supercomputer is the fastest most powerful computer. Mobile computer- laptop Green Computing - involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer. Cloud Computing - An Internet service that provides computing needs to computer users. Allows a company to diversify its network and server infrastructure.
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