A Level Computer Science: Data storage
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Memory is the space where data and programs are stored. Data in memory is accessed through instructions from the CPU. Memory in a computer system is classified into primary and secondary memory.
The user also needs a storage device to store media and other files that require large space. This problem is solved by storage devices that work based on magnetic, optical and solid-state principles.
This A Level Computer Science module introduces data storage to your students, explaining:
- RAM and ROM
- Different types of storage devices
- How data is stored and retrieved in these storage devices
- Usage of each type of storage device
- Choosing a storage device
More The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices Modules
Data storage is one lesson in our The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices module. The other theory lessons can be found below: