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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Presenting to you all the new technology by….



PRASANAN P T KANNAN


MBA (USA),
B.Sc

(USA), City & Guilds (418), UK


Member of IEEE Computer Society


UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR , PASIR GUDANG, JOHOR

MANAGEMENT

INFORMATION

SYSTEMS

Chapter 2

created by Prasanan Kannan @ 2010


Topic 2: Computer Hardware

Learning Objectives




Identify the major types and uses of microcomputer, midrange, and


mainframe computer systems.




Outline the major technologies and uses of computer peripherals for


input, output, and storage.




Identify and give examples of the components and functions of a


computer system.




Identify the computer systems and peripherals you would acquire or


recommend for a business of your choice, and explain the reasons for


your

selections.


Section I

Computer Systems: End User and Enterprise Computing

Types of Computer Systems


Microcomputer Systems


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Personal computers, network computers, technical workstations, PDAs,



Midrange Systems


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Minicomputers, network servers, web servers, multi
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user systems, etc


Mainframe Computer Systems


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Enterprise systems, super servers, transaction processors, supercomputers, etc


Technical Note: The Computer System Concept

Section II

Computer Peripheral : Input, Output, and Storage Technologies

Input Devices


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Keyboard, Mouse, Microphones, Scanner, Touch screen monitor, bar code scanner, etc

Output Devices


Soft copy


Monitors ( CRT, LCD, LED, Gas Plasma)




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Speakers


Hard copy
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Printers ( Inkjet, Laser, Dot
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matrix, Line, Thermal)


Storage Media


Magnetic disk, optical disk, magnetic tape, chip
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based


Storage Devices


Tape disk drive, Hard disk drive, CD
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ROM drive