What Exactly is Bus Topology?

category:  Introduction to Computing Table of Contents 1.Understanding Bus Topology: An Approach to Networking 2.What Are the Advantages of Bus Topology? 3.What Are the Disadvantages of Bus Topology? 4.Comparing Bus Topology and Star Topology 5.Why Bus Topology is Still a Popular Solution Bus topology is a term used in electronics. When most people think of … Read more

Four types of computers

four types of computer

Since the advent of the first computer different types and sizes of computers are offering different services. Computers can be as big as occupying a large building and as small as a laptop or a microcontroller in mobile & embedded systems. The four basic types of computers are as under: Supercomputer ​Mainframe Computer Minicomputer ​Microcomputer … Read more

What is cache memory

category:  Introduction to Computing Table of Contents 1.Types/Levels of Cache Memory 1.1.Level 1 (L1) Cache 1.2.Level 2 (L2) Cache 1.3.Level 3 (L3) Cache A Cache (Pronounced as “cash”) is a small and very fast temporary storage memory. It is designed to speed up the transfer of data and instructions. It is located inside or close … Read more

High paying & best careers of 2014 in Computer Science

category:  Introduction to Computing Table of Contents 1.Software Developer 2.Database Administrators 3.Programmers 4.Network Administrators 5.Web Developer 6.Computer Operators 7.Conclusion Computer Science is in the top ten majors in “Princeton Review”. That’s because of the growing demand of IT professionals / Computer Science majors in various businesses and Industries. A number of great careers in Computer … Read more

Five Basic Components of Computer System

five Basic Components of Computer System

The internal architectural design of computers differs from one system model to another. However, the basic organization remains the same for all computer systems. The following five units (also called “The functional units”) correspond to the five basic operations performed by all computer systems. Basic Components of Computer System Input Unit Data and instructions must enter … Read more

Number Bases

A number base is a specific collection of numbers on which a number system can be built. Following are different number bases used. List of Number Bases Base 2: The Binary Number System Base 2 has exactly two numbers,    0    and   1. All numbers in the binary number system must be formed using these two … Read more

Information Technology definition and examples

Information Technology “IT” is one of the fastest-growing industries in today’s unstable economy. Various research shows that people related to the IT industry are paid higher as compared to other fields. Why? Because many businesses, Government organizations, Industries want to automate their business & day-to-day processes. The term Information Technology is almost always referred to … Read more

What is RAM memory

category:  Introduction to Computing Table of Contents 1.Types of RAM 1.1.DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) 1.2.SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) 1.3.MRAM (Magneto resistive Random Access Memory) 2.Different between SRAM and DRAM 2.1.SRAM 2.2.DRAM RAM stands for Random Access Memory. It is also called “direct access memory”. Random access means that each individual byte in entire … Read more

How to convert decimal numbers to binary numbers

category:  Introduction to Computing Table of Contents 1.Decimal to Binary conversion Mostly new Computer Science students find it hard to convert Decimal numbers to Binary number system. In this how to article I will show you the easiest method of converting decimal numbers to binary numbers. Decimal to Binary conversion The following technique, called the … Read more