Virtual Memory

Virtual Memory: Noun – Memory that appears to exist as main storage although most of it is supported by data held in secondary storage, transfer between the two being made automatically when needed. Virtual Memory is a form of volatile memory that is created temporarily on the storage drive. It is created when the computer […]

Proprietary Software

Proprietary: Adjective – Describes something owned by a specific company or individual. Simply put Proprietary Software is the opposite of Free Open Source Software. Proprietary Software is software owned by a company or individual (usually the one that developed it). There are always major restrictions to its use and the source code is always kept […]

Logic Gates

A logic gate is a piece of electronic hardware that performs a logical (boolean) operation on one or more logic inputs and produces a single output. They’re usually made from a series of diodes or tansistors. Logic used in computer systems is called Boolean Logic because there are only 2 possible values, TRUE or FALSE […]