Batch: processing that proceeds without human intervention, until all transmissions
Online: each transaction is processed as it is enters
Purpose, functions, components of IS in organization, why does IS exist?
Collects, stores, an
Underlying structure, sequence, organizationcan be protected (even if different
language and interface -design)
Reverse engineeringOK to discover trade secrets (originally)
Software licensing (what is it)
Software licenses define the ways in which you ma
Network Devices (network appliance) any electronic device that broadcasts network
data, boost signals, or routes data to its destination. ex. Hubs, routers, switches,
gateways, bridges, and repeaters.
Node Each connection point to a network.
Multitask vs. multi thread vs. multi-processing vs. parallel
Multitask: two or more tasks running at the same time
Multithread: multiple threads in a single program to run
Multiprocessing: more than one process being ran at a certain time
Companies brand is used without permissiojn
RFP, RFQ, RFI
Request for permission:
describes the info system problem and the requirement for the solution Request for
Page: output of files displayed on a book-like page
Site: collection of related data
Browser: an application that helps display a webpage
Web application vs. client software
Web application: application software that is accessed and used through a web
Uses a network as a backbone to build network-wide computation and data services
The final exam is comprehensive, encompassing everything we covered this
At least 30 of the 50 questions will be on material covered in exams 1, 2,
File allocation table(FAT) what itdoes
Keeps track of names/ locations of files
Divides disks into tracks/clusters/ sectors
Relation of FAT, files, tracks, clusters, sectors
Deleting, recycle bin
Structured vs. unstructured data
DHCP vs Semi-permanent addresses
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. Automatically distributes IP addresses.
ISPS can assign IP addresses.
They stay the same every time you boot your computer, you have to enter the IP
address every time y
stores data on a microscopic grid of cells on a non-volatile, erasable low power chip.
Software vs. hardware
Application vs. systemsoftware
Productivity: helps get work done