Chapter Two: Computer Evolution and Performance. Prepared by: Dr. Bahjat Qazzaz. Introduction. Processor speed------increase Component size------decrease Memory capacity------increase I/O capacity and speed-------Increased Cost--------------Decreased. Introduction.
Dr. Bahjat Qazzaz
program and data are stored in a memory
Then, they are fetched
Program control unit (CU)
1950 witnessed the birth of computer industry, Sperry and IBM
UNIVAC I (Universal Automatic Computer), was the first successful commercial computer, for calculations.
UNIVAC II, had greater memory capacity and higher performance.
Example: Another issue is MOVIG data between processor and peripherals.