Chapter 4-8

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1.Software that organizes, manages, and processes business data, such as data concerned withinventory, customers, and vendors, is called: Data Management Software

2.Software that manages the resources of the computer is called: System Software

3.Software used to apply the computer to a specific task for an end user is called: Application Software

4.Legacy systems are still in use today because:
They are to expensive to redesign

5.In co-location, a firm:
Purchases and owns their web server but locates the server in the physical facility of a hosting service.

6.What would be a reason for using a workstation rather than a personal computer? When you need more powerful computational abilities

7.Which of the following types of computer is used for weather forecasting?puter? Supercomputer

8.Connecting geographically remote computers in a single network to create a .virtual supercomputer. is called:
Grid Computing

9.The use of multiple computers linked by a communications network for processing is called:( Distributed processing

10.The business case for using grid computing involves all of the following except: Centralized maintance

11.In a multitiered network
The work of the entire network is balanced over several levels of servers

12.A client computer networked to a server computer, with processing split between the two types of machinces is called Two-tiered client/server architecture.

13.The primary storage technologies are
Storage networks, magnetic tape,magnetic disk, and optical disk

14.Which of the following is a type of optical disk storage CD rom

15.Which of the following storage technology stores data sequentially Magnetic disks

16.A high-speed network dedicated to storage that connects different kids of storage devices, such as tape libraries and disk arrays so they can be shared by multiple servers best describes SAN

17.Which of the following is a device used to collect data directly form the environment for input into a computer system Sensor

18.Which of the following is not a type of output device

19.The main challenge coming to microsofts office software suite will be web based productivity software such as google apps

20.What type of device gathers data and converts them to electronic form for sure by the computer? Input device.

21.A widget is a
Small software program that can be added to web pages or placed on the desktop

22.Microsoft word is an example of
Word processing software

23.An industry-wide effort to develop systems that can configure optimize tune and heal themselves when broken and protect themselves from outside intruders and self destruction is called Autonomic computing

24.An example of autonomic computing is
Virus protection software that runs and updates itself automatically

25.lunuz places a major role back office operation with _______ of the us server market 25%

26.Microsoft excel is an example of
Spreadsheet software

27.Which of the following types of computer would you use to support a computer network? Server

28.The interactive multiuser operating system developed by bell laboratories in 1969 to be highly supportive of communications and networking is Unix

29.Which is the most recent windows operating system
Windows 7

30.In client/server computing the client is
The computer that acts as the user point of entry

31.which of the following is not one of the most important four programming languages for business Java

32.Linux is
An example of open-source software

33.Languages that enable a user to make requests using conversational commands resembling human speech are called Natural languages

34.A report generator is a type of
Fourth generation language

35.Two categories of fourth generation languages are
Graphics language and application software package

36.Which type of software provides more control over text and graphic placement...
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