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21) Software that organizes, manages, and processes business data, such

Question : 21) Software that organizes, manages, and processes business data, such : 1927932

21) Software that organizes, manages, and processes business data, such as data concerned with inventory, customers, and vendors, is called:

A) system software.

B) application software.

C) data management software.

D) network software.

22) Software that manages the resources of the computer is called:

A) system software.

B) application software.

C) data management software.

D) network software.

23) Software used to apply the computer to a specific task for an end user is called:

A) system software.

B) application software.

C) data management software.

D) network software.

24) Legacy systems are still in use today because:

A) they can only be run on the older mainframe computers.

B) they are too expensive to redesign.

C) many integrate well using new Web services technologies.

D) they contain valuable data that would be lost during redesign.

25) What would be a reason for using a workstation rather than a personal computer?

A) When you need more powerful computational abilities

B) When you need to access a network

C) When you need to serve applications and data to client computers

D) When you need to share resources

26) Which of the following types of computer is used for weather forecasting?

A) Mainframe

B) Server

C) Minicomputer

D) Supercomputer

27) Connecting geographically remote computers in a single network to create a "virtual supercomputer" is called:

A) co-location.

B) cloud computing.

C) grid computing.

D) autonomic computing.

28) The use of multiple computers linked by a communications network for processing is called:

A) grid computing.

B) distributed processing.

C) client/server computing.

D) centralized processing.

29) The business case for using grid computing involves all of the following except:

A) cost savings.

B) centralized maintenance.

C) speed of computation.

D) agility.

30) In client/server computing, the client is:

A) the computer that acts as the user point of entry.

B) the location of the bulk of the processing.

C) software program used for logging on to the network.

D) the computer that firsts asks for services.

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