Brief History of Computer by Ajiboye Daud
LITERATURE REVIEW OF COMPUTER HARDWARE Computers accept acquired from the axiological attempt of algebraic adding and accent processing. The accretion systems of today are an aftereffect of the efforts and ability of mathematicians, logicians, linguists and technologists from all over the world. Computer history comprises the evolutionary adventure of accretion systems, the timeline of operating systems as able-bodied as the history abaft the development of a advanced array of computer software and hardware. Bellow is the computer history in abrupt and the change of computers. How did the altered types of computers evolve?
Here is a abrupt overview of the advance of accretion technology from calculators of the 18th aeon appropriate up to the modern-day agenda carriageable computers. Year| Technology Used| Afore 1801| Calculators were the age-old accretion devices. They were the alone ciphering accoutrement for continued years afore the conception of computers. | 1801| The years that followed were bedeviled by the use of punched cards for computing. The users acclimated to abide programming assignments to a computer centre application endless of cards. The programs acclimated to be queued for processing and execution. | 1930 - 1960| Desktop automated calculators were congenital during the 1930s.
During the 1950s and the '60s, cyberbanking desktop calculators came up. Analog computational technologies predominated this period. | 1940 - 1960| This p of time witnessed the actualization of the agenda accretion technology. Zuse Z3, ENIAC and EDSAC were some of the aboriginal agenda computers. * First-generation computers were based on the von Neumann architecture. * The additional bearing computers were characterized by the backup of exhaustion tube by bipolar transistors. They were composed of printed ambit boards. | After 1960| These years witnessed the development of the third bearing computers.
They were based on dent circuits. Computer systems of this aeon had ample accumulator capacities and aerial processing powers. Multi-core CPUs became accessible in the 21st century. Laptops, palmtops, handheld PCs, anthology computers and book PCs are accepted today. Computer development still continues. | Let us now attending at the history and timeline of accretion systems. Afore affective ahead, it will be absorbing to apperceive aback was the aboriginal computer made! Year| Event| 2400 BC| Abacus, the aboriginal accepted calculator was invented in Babylonia. It was a above footfall appear the era of accretion that was to follow. 500 BC| Panini, an age-old Indian Sanskrit grammarian came up with the antecedent of the avant-garde academic accent theory. | 300 BC| Pingala invented the bifold cardinal arrangement that serves as the foundation of accretion systems the apple over. | 1614| John Napier advised the arrangement of adaptable rods, which acclimated algorithms to accomplish the basal algebraic operations. | 1622| William Oughtred invented accelerate rules. | 1822| Charles Babbage devised the aboriginal automated computer. | 1937| John V. Atanasoff devised the aboriginal agenda cyberbanking computer| 1939| Atanasoff and Clifford Berry came up with the ABC prototype. 1941| The electromechanical Z machines by Konrad Zuse accepted actuality an important footfall in the change of computers. | 1943| Colossus, which was able to break German messages, was advised at Bletchley Park in Britain. | 1944| Harvard Mark I, a computer with bottom programmability was designed. | 1945| John von Neumann declared a stored affairs architecture, for the aboriginal time ever. This architectonics was the affection of the computer systems developed thereafter. This architecture, which came to be accepted as the von Neumann architectonics is a allotment of every computer till today. 1946| The Ballistics Research Laboratory of the United States came up with the Cyberbanking Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC). It was the aboriginal accepted purpose cyberbanking computer; but had an adamant architecture. | 1950| The US National Bureau of Standards came up with the Standards Electronic/Eastern Automated Computer (SEAC). It was the aboriginal computer application diodes for administration logic. | 1951| Lynos Cyberbanking Office (LEO), the aboriginal business computer was developed by John Simmons and T. Raymond Thompson. UNIVAC I, the aboriginal bartering computer was advised in the United States by John Presper Eckert and John W.
Mauchly. EDVAC, the cyberbanking detached capricious automated computer was introduced. | 1955| Bell Labs alien its aboriginal transistor computer. Transistors fabricated computers energy-efficient. | 1958| Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) was formed. This year additionally witnessed the authoritative of the aboriginal silicon dent by Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce. | 1968| DEC launched the aboriginal mini computer accepted as PDP-8| 1969| The US Department of Defense founded the Advanced Research Projects Agency Arrangement (ARPANET). It was accustomed with absorbed to advance a computer arrangement and is the antecedent of the Internet. 1971| Microcomputers came up with microprocessors and Ted Hoff at Intel, alien 4-bit 4004. | 1972| This year witnessed the conception of 8080 microprocessors by Intel. | 1973| A minicomputer that was alleged Xerox Alto was developed during this year. It was an important anniversary in the development of claimed computers. | 1974| Researchers at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center came up with Alto, which was the aboriginal workstation with an built-in mouse. It had a fair bulk of accumulator accommodation and offered airheaded and icons. It could additionally affix to a network. 1975| Altair came up with the aboriginal carriageable computer. The foundation of the abreast accord amid portability and accretion was laid way aback in 1975! Tandem computers, the aboriginal computers with online transaction processing capacities were built-in during this period. | 1979| By 1979, added than bisected a actor computers were in use in the United States. This cardinal beyond 10 actor by 1983. | 1981| The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) was founded. It was during the aforementioned year that the aboriginal 32-bit dent was alien by Hewlett-Packard. | 1982| Intel appear the 80286 processor. 1983| In this year, the Time annual nominated claimed computer for the appellation 'machine of the year'. | 1985| Intel alien the 80386 processor that consists of a 16MHz processor. | 1990| The Apple Advanced Web was born. Tim Berners-Lee, a researcher at CERN, developed HTML. He came up with blueprint such as URL and HTTP. He based the Apple Advanced Web on enquiry-based arrangement that acclimated hypertext and enabled bodies to coact over a network. His aboriginal web server and browser became accessible to the public. | Till date| The development of newer versions of computer systems continues. |
An operating arrangement is that software basic of a computer system, which deals with the administration of the altered computer processes and the administration of computer resources. It hosts computer applications and handles computer hardware. Booty a attending at the above contest in the history of operating systems. Afore activity ahead, you ability like to booty a quick attending at the altered types of operating systems. Year| Event| 1954| MIT came up with their operating arrangement for UNIVAC 1103. | 1964| Dartmouth timesharing operating arrangement was developed. | 1965| Multics was announced. However, it was opened for advantageous barter in October 1969. 1966| DOS/360 of IBM came up. | 1969| This year witnessed the development of the Unix operating arrangement by AT;T. | 1976| CP/M was developed during this year. | 1980| OS-9 came up in 1980. | 1981| This year can be advised advantageous to accept witnessed the development of MS-DOS. IBM had assassin Paul Allen and Bill Gates to actualize an operating arrangement in 1980. They acclimated the operating arrangement bogus by the Seattle Computer Products as a arrangement to advance DOS. | 1984| Macintosh operating arrangement came up in this year. | 1987| It was during this year that MINIX, BSD2000 and OS/2 were developed. 1988| RISC iX, LynxOS and Macintosh OS (System 6) came up during this year. | 1989| This was the time aback the RISC operating arrangement was developed. | 1991| It was in 1991 that Linux came up. It is a Unix-like operating system, which is a chargeless software. It was during this year that Minix 1. 5 was developed and Macintosh came up with Arrangement 7. | 1992| Solaris, the almsman of Sun OS 4. X came up during this year. | 1993| Plan 9, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows NT 3. 1 came up during 1993. | 1995| OpenBSD and Microsoft Windows 95 came up during 1995 | 1996| Windows NT 4. 0 hit the accretion bazaar in 1996. | 998| 1998 witnessed the absolution of Windows 98 as able-bodied of Solaris 7. | 2000| Windows 2000, which hit the markets in 2000, was the aboriginal Windows server operating arrangement to bead the 'NT' suffixed to its name. Windows ME, which was awash during this year, was the aftermost operating arrangement in the Windows 9x line. Red Hat Linux 6. 2E additionally came up during 2000. | 2001| Windows XP was launched and anon acquired a advanced popularity. Windows XP 64-bit copy followed in 2002. | 2002| Windows XP Service Pack 1 was appear in 2002. | 2003| 2003 witnessed the barrage of the Windows 2003 Server as additionally the absolution of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. 2004| Windows XP Service Pack 2 was appear in 2004. | 2006| Windows Vista hit the markets| 2008| Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 came up in 2008. It was additionally during this actual year that Windows XP Service Pack 3 was released. | Computers accept consistently been the best able computational devices. They accept aerial processing admiral and are able to run and assassinate ample programs. Programming languages serve as the agency to address programs on computer systems. Thus, it is important to attending at the timeline of the development of some of the above programming languages.
Following is an overview of the important contest in the history of computer languages. Year| Programming Accent Developed| Afore 1950| The ENIAC coding arrangement was primarily acclimated in computing| 1954-54| Fortran "0" was advised by a aggregation at IBM. Fortran Accomplishing was developed by John Backus at IBM in 1957. | 1956-58| John McCarthy came up with the abstraction of LISP. | 1959| COBOL abstraction came up followed by its accomplishing that was developed by the Codasyl Committee in 1960. The LISP accomplishing was developed in 1959. LISP's successor, Common LISP, came up after in 1984. 1964| IBM came up with PL/I concept. PL/M followed years after in 1972. 1964 additionally saw the development of BASIC by Kemeny and Kurtz. | 1969| Ken Thompson developed the B language. | 1970| This was aback Pascal was developed. | 1972| It was during 1972 that Smalltalk and Prolog were developed. One of the best important contest in the history of accretion was the development of C language. It was developed by Dennis Ritchie in 1972. | 1975| Scheme, the almsman of LISP came up in 1975 as additionally Modula, the almsman of Pascal. | 1978| SQL was developed at IBM in 1978. | 1979| REXX and AWK came up in 1979. 1980-83| C with classes was developed in 1980. Objective-C came up in 1982. 1983 witnessed the development of C++, one of the actual accepted languages till date. | 1985| PostScript and Object Pascal accord to 1985. | 1987| Perl that derives some of its appearance from C, as additionally from AWK, sed and sh acquired in 1987. | 1991| Van Rossum came up with Python. Visual Basic, developed by Alan Cooper, came up in the aforementioned year. | 1993| Ruby, which is advised a almsman of Smalltalk and Perl, came up in 1993. | 1994| PHP was built-in in 1994. | 1995| ColdFusion belongs to 1995.
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