Reliability in Computers

GCSE Computer Science: ​Reliability in Computers

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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​Reliability in Computers

Reliability of any computer-related component is an attribute that denotes its consistent performance according to the specifications. As the world is becoming more computerised, people want assurance that the system is reliable and would be able to work properly even if a few modules fail.

This GCSE Computer Science module introduces ​​reliability in ​computers to your students, explaining:

  • ​Critical systems
  • ​What is backup
  • What is redundancy
  • ​Fault tolerance
  • Defensive programming
  • How to ​measure reliability

More Computer Theory Modules

​Reliability in Computers is one lesson in our Computer Theory module. The other theory lessons can be found below: