ISYS 210: Chapter 5

computer storage
the variety of ways a computer system can store (save) data and information
intellectual property
the legal claim that a business has to names, inventions, and ideas
primary storage
what a user is currently working on
secondary storage
where the user stores their work when they are finished
binary
something is made up of two parts
byte
8 bits make up a _______
ASCII (American Code for Information Interchange)
a coding scheme to represent characters internally
EBCDIC (Extended Binary coded Decimal Interchange Code)
coding scheme for mainframes that uses a code scheme called Unicode
track
a concentric band around the disk that is divided into pie shaped wedges called sectors
floppy disk
a very thing flexible magnetic storage disk that rotates inside a square plastic shell (non-volatile)
hard disk drive
a storage device that stores data on rapidly rotating platters with magnetic surfaces (non-volatile)
USB flash/ flash memory/ thumb drive
a technology that is primarily used in memory cards for digital cameras and thumb drives
compact dics (CD)
is an optical disc used to store digital data (non-volatile)
digital versatile disc (DVD)
an optical disc like a CD that can be used for data storage, but more typically used to deliver high-definition movies and sound (non-volatile)
blue-ray
(non-volatile) a high-density optical disc for storing digital media like high-definition videos
magnetic tape
(non-volatile, sequential access) an old date storage media packaged on reel-to-reel cartridges like cassette tapes
RAID
a series of stacked, spinning hard disk platter connected to one another that divide and replicate data and information to provide more reliable storage
mass storage
refers to storage of large amounts of data and information
cloud storage
using a hard drive that resides on the internet
filing cabinets
Operating systems have their file management systems modeled after what?

Organizational Charts
OS System Software Hierarchy
SysOp
Filing Cabinets

file allocation table
What does the acronym FAT mean?

File Array TOC
File Allocation Table
File Array Table
File Allocation TOC

RAM
Name a primary storage with no physical movement that can be accessed in any order.

CPU Cache
Registers
Virtual Memory
RAM

ASCII
What coding scheme is used by most microcomputers?

Unicode
ASCII
UDP
EBCDIC

FAT
What is the table of contents for a disk drive?

Defrag
HD TOC
FAT
Disk TOC

primary storage
In computing, what is best described as where the user works?

Secondary Storage
Cloud Storage
Primary Storage
Virtual Memory

RAID
Which storage device is a series of stacked platters?

RAID
MetaPlatters
Stacked Mirrored Drives
MegaPlatters

magnetic tape
What storage device is considered the slowest?

Magnetic Tape
Offsite HD
DVD
Blu Ray

NTFS
What is the newer version of FAT?

FAT 2.01
NTFS
FAT 2.0
TOC System

magnetic tape
What storage device is reel-to-reel?

Cloud Drive (StaaS)
Magnetic Tape
Cloud Drive (SaaS)
DVD

magnetic tape
What storage device is read sequentially?

DVD
CD
CD ROM
Magnetic Tape

computer storage
What is meant by the variety of ways a computer can save data and information?

Cloud Array Storage
Computer Storage
Memory Arrays
Cloud Storage

unlimited
What is the capacity of Cloud Storage?

8,000 Terabytes
3,000 Terabytes
Unlimited
5,000 Terabytes

tangible property
Physical items like desks, computers, and tractors constitute what in business?

Intellectual Property
Hardware
Tangible Property
Office Supplies

secondary storage
In computing, what is best described as where the user stores their work?

Primary Storage
Virtual Storage
Secondary Storage
RAM

disaster recovery plan
What plan is for a future business catastrophes?

Indemnity Insurance
Business Insurance
Disaster Recovery Plan
Insurance

1.44 Mg
What was the storage capacity of a floppy disk?

1.44 Kb
1.44 Mg
14.4 Mg
1.44 Tb

EBCDIC
What coding scheme do mainframe computers use?

Unicode
EBCDIC
ASCII
UDP

Unicode
What coding scheme is used for Japanese and Chinese computers?

ASCII
EBCDIC
UDP
Unicode

brontobyte
What is bigger than a Yottabyte?

Terabyte
Brontobyte
Megabyte
Gigabyte

1,024
How many Kilobytes are in a Megabyte?

10,024 (Apx.)
10,000
1,000
1,024

8
How many bits in a byte?

10
12
8
6

a record player arm
A read/write head on a spinning disk is like what?

Defrag
Frisbee
Platter
A record player arm

archived
When data is no longer needed on a daily basis, how is it backed up?

Archived
On to sequential tape
On CDs
On DVDs