Computer Science

Michael Swallow
Flashcards by Michael Swallow, updated more than 1 year ago
Michael Swallow
Created by Michael Swallow over 7 years ago
266
8

Description

WACE (Western Australian Certificate of Education) Computer Science Flashcards on Computer Science, created by Michael Swallow on 03/25/2014.

Resource summary

Question Answer
Define Standard Operating Environment Where all of the computers in a business (or school) are exactly the same. This means that when a problem occurs on one computer it is likely to have been seen on other computers, which means that it could be fixed quicker. Also, when installing new software, it can be tested on one computer and then pushed to the others to avoid complications.
What are the roles of an Operating System? Scheduling, managing concurrency, managing memory, managing devices, file systems.
What are the types of Operating Systems? Embedded: Is the only thing that a computer can run (ex. an ATM), Stand Alone: Can run multiple applications (ex. Windows 7 Home), Server: Runs a network and the features of a network.
What are the components of the CPU? - Arithmetic Logic Unit - Control Unit - Registers - Program Counter - System Clock - Data, Address, Control Bus.
What are the steps of the Fetch/Execute Cycle 1. Fetch 2. Decode 3. Execute 4. Store
Define Benchmarking Benchmarking is comparing software, hardware, costs, etc. , to see if it fits your requirements.
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

Computing Hardware - CPU and Memory
ollietablet123
Data Types
Jacob Sedore
SFDC App Builder 2
Parker Webb-Mitchell
Intake7 BIM L1
Stanley Chia
Software Processes
Nurul Aiman Abdu
Design Patterns
Erica Solum
CCNA Answers – CCNA Exam
Abdul Demir
Abstraction
Shannon Anderson-Rush
Spyware
Sam2
HTTPS explained with Carrier Pigeons
Shannon Anderson-Rush
Database Replication
Michael Mahfouz