Monthly Archives: August 2013

How are Mainframes and PCs Similar

Mainframes can be termed as personal computers, but personal computers cannot be termed as mainframes. Mainframes are specifically designed for performing critical tasks that need massive amounts of data stored in disks. Large companies use mainframes to process applications such as payrolls, accounting, business proceedings, data retrieval, reservation of seats, computing calculations of scientific related… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mainframe Systems

Mainframes are typically used by large-scale industries to perform/process their critical business applications. Earlier, these mainframes used to occupy more space and a separate cooling systems had to be provided to keep these mainframe systems cool. However, now a days, these computers are in smaller in size with capability of giving high computing performance. Based… Read More »

The New Generation computing – “Cloud Computing”

The word “cloud” in cloud computing has actually derived from the figure of cloud which is used to represent the internet traditionally. In simple terms, cloud is nothing but a kind of super computer containing huge number of applications, servers, permanent data storage devices etc. Cloud computing was used or the first time in 2006… Read More »

Architecture of Cloud Computing

The cloud computing architecture is a simple as client-server model architecture. It contains three major components like front end, connection and back end. In client-server model, the client computer is connected to the server with a cable or the Internet. The server might comprise a computer device or a group of computers connected within a… Read More »

Pros and Cons of Enterprise Software

It is common for any application or the software to have some advantages and disadvantages. Similarly, enterprise software also has some advantages and disadvantages. Some of the major advantages and disadvantages are discussed below in this article.