12 Jul 2016

Computer Awareness Daily Glossary

Computer Awareness Daily Glossary
Computer Awareness Daily Glossary:
Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of important Computer Awareness Glossary, Candidates those who are preparing for the upcoming Banking exams can use this.



COMPUTER AWARENESS DAILY GLOSSARY

Data: Representations of facts. The raw material of information. (Plural of datu m.)



Database: The integrated data resource for a computer-based information system.

DDR: This is a new type of RAM called Double Data Rate RAM. It is used in some of video cards such as the Nvidia GeForce cards.

Digital: Term used to describe any information that has been translated into a corresponding series of 1s and 0s; any information text, sound, image, color etc. may be digitized.

Digital Computer: A reference to any system based on discrete data, such as the binary nature of computers.

Digital Video/ Versatile Disk (DVD): The successor technology to the CD-ROM that can store up to 10 gigabytes or more.

Data bus: A bus used to communicate data internally and externally to and from a processing unit or a storage device.

Default: Pertaining to an attribute, value, or option that is assumed when none is explicitly specified.

Default value: A standard setting or state to be taken by the program if no alternate setting or state is initiated by the system or the user. A value assigned automatically if one is not given by the user.

Demodulation: Converting signals from a wave form [analog] to pulse form [digital]. Contrast with modulation.


Design: The process of defining the architecture, components, interfaces, and other characteristics of a system or component.

Developer: A person, or group that designs and/or builds and/or documents and/or configures the hardware and/or software of computerized systems.

Digital-to-analog converter: Output related devices which translate a computer’s digital outputs to the
corresponding analog signals needed by an output device such as an actuator.

Direct memory access: Specialized circuitry or a dedicated microprocessor that transfers data from memory to memory without using the CPU.

Disk: Circular rotating magnetic storage hardware. Disks can be hard [fixed] or flexible [removable] and different sizes.

Disk drive: Hardware used to read from or write to a disk or diskette.

Documentation: The aids provided for the understanding of the structure and intended uses of an information system or its components, such as flowcharts, textual material, and user manuals.

Driver: A program that links a peripheral device or internal function to the operating system, and providing for activation of all device functions.

Downloading: Retrieving a file or group of files from the Internet so that they can be stored on a local hard drive. By accessing a page, you have, in fact, downloaded all the information on the page so that it can be viewed and interpreted by your web browser.



 




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