Software Design and Evolution by Engr. Daniel Bermodez Quiz

FirstRatePhiladelphia avatar
FirstRatePhiladelphia
·

Start Quiz

Study Flashcards

18 Questions

During the evolution of computer-based systems, personal use of computers was common in the third era.

False

The microprocessor has led to the development of various intelligent products, including automobiles and industrial robots.

True

In less than a decade, computers became readily accessible to only a specific group of people.

False

The fourth era of computer system evolution focuses on individual computers and computer programs rather than collective impact.

False

Computing architectures are transitioning from decentralized client/server environments to centralized mainframe environments.

False

The evolution of computer-based systems highlighted software-related problems that persisted throughout the eras.

True

In the early years of the computer era, software was often viewed as a secondary concern by many professionals.

True

Hardware advancements in the early years of computing outpaced the development of software.

False

The demand for new software programs during the early computer era was exceeding the production capacity of software developers.

False

Software developers in the early years of computing often relied on systematic methods to ensure the reliability and quality of their programs.

False

Product software, developed to be sold to customers, had a significant presence during the early years of computing.

False

Professionals in the 1970s had a clear understanding of what 'computer software' meant.

False

During the early years of computer system evolution, more emphasis was placed on computer system engineering rather than the implementation of computer-based systems.

False

The second era of computer system evolution introduced new concepts of human-machine interaction, including multiprogramming and single-user systems.

False

Real-time systems in the second era of computer system evolution could produce output in minutes instead of milliseconds.

False

Advances in online storage in the second era led to the first generation of database management systems.

True

The second era of computer system evolution was characterized by the exclusive use of custom-built software for mainframes and minicomputers.

False

The third era of computer system evolution started in the mid-1980s and lasted for a decade.

False

Test your knowledge on software design and evolution based on Engr. Daniel Bermodez's insights. Explore the history and definition of software, from a time when few understood its concept to present-day widespread knowledge.

Make Your Own Quizzes and Flashcards

Convert your notes into interactive study material.

Get started for free

More Quizzes Like This

Odoo Overview and Evolution Quiz
9 questions
Software Design Patterns
10 questions
Use Quizgecko on...
Browser
Browser