Systems Architecture, Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive introduction to information systems hardware and software in business. This new edition remains an indispensable tool for IS students emphasizing the managerial and broad systems perspective for a holistic approach to systems architecture. Each chapter has been thoroughly updated to reflect the changing nature of new technologies, and all of the end-of-chapter material has been enhanced and expanded.
Table of Contents
1. Computer Technology: Your Need to Know 2. Introduction to Systems Architecture 3. Data Representation 4. Processor Technology and Architecture 5. Data Storage Technology 6. System Integration and Performance 7. Input/Output Technology 8. Data and Network Communication Technology 9. Computer Networks 10. Application Development 11. Operating Systems 12. File and Secondary Storage Management 13. Internet and Distributed Application Services 14. System Administration Appendix: Measurement Units