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Computng ConceptsCompetencies

by: Donnell Kertzmann

Computng ConceptsCompetencies CSE 101

Donnell Kertzmann
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Chris Harter

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Date Created: 09/19/15
DayOl Computing concepts and competencies 1 Core concepts in computing including information m many r 2 Applying co AFS networked file system provide file storage space 16 for student faculty stuff member quotI i Readings 10 Files Management Tips 1 Organize by file types 6 Be specific 2 One place for all 7 Files as you go Ireate folders in My Documents 4 Nest folders within folders 8 5 Follow the file naming conventions Data Backup is the Best Data Pr 1 Archive business data regularly 2 Create data backups on reliable media 3 Keep updated data backups in a secure offsite location Day02 2 Computing and Computer System Generic components of computer CPU Input Memory A I Output RAM an area of a computer holds everything waiting to be processed to be on permanent basis Tor to be out put when the power off then all its contents are wiped 3 Each digit lor 0 is called a bit 8 bits a byte kilo mega gina tear peat exa 10quot3 10quot6 10quot9 10quot12 10quot15 10quot18 2quot10 2quot20 2quot30 2quot40 2quot50 2quot60 4 CPU microprocessor ALU arithmetic logic unit Control Unit directs and coordinates processing CU Secondary Memory ALU I 5 Integrated circuit an electronic circuit board with transistor and other electronic components etched into it A device that can 6 Motherboard All electronic components are mounted on or connected together by a system board called a motherboard 7 Storage Basics storage medium contains dat A orage device r cords and retrieves dlta from a storage medium Magne ic Op ical Solid State Magnetic Storage Stores data by magnizing microscopic particles on the disk or tape surface hard drive floppies tapes But is prone to i Optical Storage Stores data as microscopic dark spots on the disk surface 10 reflects light differently i Coated with but susceptible to Three categories 1 Read only ROM prerecorded 2 Recordable R allow the user to perform his own recordingonce 3 Rewritable RW multiple recording ROM CD 1 hour low quality DVD gt2 hours high qualitynot HDTY HDDVD 1quot23 hours of HDTY quality BLURAY gt2 hours HDTY quality Solid State Storage technology stores data in a nonvolatile erasable low power chip Read and writes data electricalycurrent The chip s current is arranged as a grid where each cell contains two transistors acting as faucets Offer faster access than magnetic or optical media VeryDurableCould be open or close Comparison Criteria Versatility can it access data from different media Durabilityhow susceptible to damage Storage capacity Speed access time the average time it takes a computer to locate data and read it Data transfer rate amount of data that moves per second Reading How to Choose Component for Building a Computer 1 Outline the benefits you re seeking from building your own computer Basic System Home system A Gamer s Rig Music Sound MixingProducing Video editing suite Server System


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