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- Computer : A machine that executes a sequence of instructions.
- Engineering : The profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind.
- Computer architecture : Add brief definition or description
- Multiprocessing : Computer architectures that apply multiple tightly coupled processors, usually with fewer operating system instances than processors, to a specific task
- Memory (computer) : Add brief definition or description
- Microprocessor : Add brief definition or description
- Operating system : The main software of a computer system; controls the execution of applications and provides various services to them.
- Computer network : A collection of computers or digital devices ("nodes") connected by communication links.
- Integrated circuit : Miniaturized electronic circuit that has been manufactured in the surface of a thin substrate of semiconductor material.
- Convergence of communications : Technical specifications and infrastructure to allow all types of communications (e.g., telephone, web, television) to interface over a common set of information transfer technologies
- Value of networks : A variety of factors influence the value of communications networks, including the number of participants, the interconnections among the participants, and the reliability of both the physical network and the information it carries.
- Device driver : Add brief definition or description
- Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks : (RAID) In computing, the use of multiple, active physical storage media to store one logical copy of data, to improve performance, fault tolerance, or both
- Form factor : Physical size of a device including linear dimensions, mounting and connector standards, and other parameters that categorize the item as belonging to a mechanically compatible family.