Topic 22 Resources

Students need to understand:
  • utility system software:
    • encryption software
    • defragmentation
    • data compression
    • the role and methods of backup:
      • full
      • incremental


Choose from the following to help you learn:

Books

CAMBRIDGE Computer Science: 
Page 185 Section "Utility systems software".
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 47. Section "Utility software" which continues right through to Page 49.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition):
Page 38. Section "Utility software" which continues right through to Page 42.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012):
Page 51. Section "Utility programs" which continues right through to Page 54.
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 49 - R25. "Utility softwareUtility softwareUtility software"
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 94. Section "Utility software" which continues right through to "Backing up data" on Page 98.

Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 7 Utilities
Cambridge MOOC: Section 28: Utility systems software
Wikipedia: Utility software, Encryption, Defragmentation, Data compression, Backup software, Incremental backups (6 articles)
Simple Wikipedia: Utility software
Teach-ICT:  Utility software

YouTube


ComputerScienceTutor:
Watch from 7:57 to 14:30

MrMDKnight:
"Disk organisation"
Watch from 0:00 to 5:30
"System Maintenance" Watch from 0:00 to 7:05
CraignDave: n/a

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