Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Key Terms and An article

A.Terms and Difinitions

1.Bluetooth-Bluetooth is an open wirless protocol for exchanging data over a short period of distance from fixed and mobile devices, creating perosanl area networks(PANs). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluetooth

2.USB-Univeral Serial Bus(USB) is a serial bus standard to connect devices to host a computer.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Serial_Bus

3.Cloud Computing-Is a stlye of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the internet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing

4.CSS-Cascading Style Sheet(CSS) is a style sheet language used to describe the look and formatting of a document written in a markup language. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSS

5.JeOS- Is short for the words Just enough operating system which is pronounced juice that applies to software appliance. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_enough_operating_system

6.MySQL- Is a relational database managemnet system that has more than 6 million installations of running a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MySQL

7.CUPS-Common Unix Printing System(CUPS) is a modular printing system for Unix like computer operating systems that allows a computer to act as a printer server. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Unix_Printing_System

The Incredible Shrinking Operating system
Windows, Mac Os, and Linux are getting smaller. What does that mean to you?

By Ephraim Schwartz

This article is about how a smaller operating system of Windows, Mac Os, and Linux is more useful to consumers need. The small operating system contains a smaller code base making the system easy to manage and more secure than a large operating system. These small operating systems would run on mobile devices with 8 inches screens and 8.3 inches keyboard such as notebooks, smartphones, and Ipod Touch. The consumers would relay on the web browser and the storage device. This type of system wouldn’t take long to boot or shut down and the batteries would last for days instead of hours. The small operating system would present web browser, internet mail, word processor and a calendar which is just for consumers needs.

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