Computer Network Systems
Discuss in details the difference between an application program and a systems program?
Make sure to provide examples to justify your response.
Grosch’s Law states that computer hardware power, as measured by the number of instructions processor can execute in a fixed time interval, increases in proportion to the square of hardware cost. Is the law true and valid at present? Why or why not?
Make sure to provide examples. Justify your response.
A system software is a computer software that is designed to manage and control computer hardware, thus providing a platform for running application hardware. Examples include operating system such as Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Application software are programs and used to enable the user to perform specific tasks. It runs on top of system software. Examples include Excel, notepad, WordPad and Paint….