IT Concepts and Terminology Flashcards

What is a text file?
What is a virus?
What is a Wide Area Network (WAN)?
A table is a set of data elements that are organized using a model of vertical columns and horizontal rows in a database.
"An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs."
What is a file format?
"A text file is a type of digital file that contains plain text without any special formatting, usually with a .txt extension."
What is an operating system?
What is a database table?
A file format is the structure or layout of a file that defines the way it is stored and organized.
"A virus is a type of malware that attaches itself to a legitimate program or file and can replicate itself, spreading to other programs and files."
A WAN is a telecommunications network that extends over a large geographical area for the primary purpose of computer networking.