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|Subject: The Information Processing Cycle [STORAGE] Sat May 12, 2012 7:28 am|| |
3. Storage What Is STORAGE
Storage is a location which data, instruction and information are held for future use. Every computer uses storage to hold system software and application software...
When we issue a command to start the application software, the operating system locates the application software and loads it into memory. A Storage medium
In computers, a storage medium is any technology (including devices and materials) used to place, keep, and retrieve data. Also called secondary storage is the physical material in the computer that keeps data,instruction and information.
Example of storage medium
flash sticks A Storage Device
Computer hardware that records or retrieves items to and from storage media.
Example of storage Devices
tape library or memory stick.