MIS Test 2 Ch 2 Part 3

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MIS Test 2 Ch 2 Part 3
2013-03-07 00:34:49
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MIS Test 2 Ch 2 Part 3
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  1. One-of-a-kind software designed for a specific application and owned by the company, organization, or person that uses it.
    proprietary software
  2. A technology that employs a microchip with an antenna to broadcast its unique identifier and location to receivers.
    Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  3. A form of memory in which instructions or data can be temporarily stored.
    random access memory (RAM)
  4. A nonvolatile form of memory.
    read-only memory (ROM)
  5. A
    method of storing data that generates extra bits of data from existing
    data, allowing the system to create a “reconstruction map” so that if a
    hard drive fails, the system can rebuild lost data.
    redundant array of independent/inexpensive disks (RAID)
  6. A retrieval method in which data must be accessed in the order in which it is stored.
    sequential access
  7. A device used to sequentially access secondary storage data.
    sequential access storage device (SASD)
  8. A computer used by many users to perform a specific task, such as running network or Internet applications.
  9. A
    phone that combines the functionality of a mobile phone, personal
    digital assistant, camera, Web browser, e-mail tool, and other devices
    into a single handheld device.
  10. A
    service that allows businesses to subscribe to Web-delivered business
    application software by paying a monthly service charge or a per-use
    Software as a Service (SaaS)
  11. A collection of single programs packaged together in a bundle.
    software suite
  12. Input devices that recognize human speech.
    speech-recognition technology
  13. A
    special-purpose, high-speed network that provides high-speed
    connections among data-storage devices and computers over a network.
    storage area network (SAN)
  14. storage area network (SAN)
  15. A
    portable, lightweight computer with no keyboard that allows you to roam
    the office, home, or factory floor carrying the device like a
    tablet computer
  16. A
    low-cost, centrally managed computer with essential but limited
    capabilities and no extra drives (such as CD or DVD drives) or expansion
    thin client
  17. The element of the operating system that allows you to access and command the computer system.
    user interface
  18. Program that helps to perform maintenance or correct problems with a computer system.
    utility program
  19. A
    storage device for less frequently needed data so that it appears to be
    stored entirely on tape cartridges, although some parts of it might
    actually be located on faster hard disks.
    virtual tape
  20. A
    more powerful personal computer used for mathematical computing,
    computer-aided design, and other high-end processing, but still small
    enough to fit on a desktop.