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In the 1980s, the tech revolution was kickstarted by a flood of relatively inexpensive, highly programmable computers like the Commodore. Now, a second revolution in computing is beginning with the Raspberry Pi. Learning Computer Architecture with the Raspberry Pi is the premier guide to understanding the components of the most exciting tech product available. Thanks to this book, every Raspberry Pi owner can understand how the computer works and how to access all of its hardware and software capabilities.
Now, students, hackers, and casual users alike can discover how computers work with Learning Computer Architecture with the Raspberry Pi. This book explains what each and every hardware component does, how they relate to one another, and how they correspond to the components of other computing systems. You'll also learn how programming works and how the operating system relates to the Raspberry Pi's physical components.Co-authored by Eben Upton, one of the creators of the Raspberry Pi, this is a companion volume to the Raspberry Pi User Guide An affordable solution for learning about computer system design considerations and experimenting with low-level programming Understandable descriptions of the functions of memory storage, Ethernet, cameras, processors, and more Gain knowledge of computer design and operation in general by exploring the basic structure of the Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi was created to bring forth a new generation of computer scientists, developers, and architects who understand the inner workings of the computers that have become essential to our daily lives. Learning Computer Architecture with the Raspberry Pi is your gateway to the world of computer system design.
IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software Companion Guide, Fifth Edition, supports the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software version 5 course. The course is designed for Cisco Networking Academy students who want to pursue careers in IT and learn how computers work, how to assemble computers, and how to safely and securely troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
As CompTIA Approved Quality Content, the course also helps you prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-801 and 220-802. CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops, related hardware, and basic networking. CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems and configure common features, such as network connectivity and email for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems. Students must pass both exams to earn the CompTIA A+ certification.
The features of the Companion Guide are designed to help you study and succeed in this course:
-- Chapter objectives—Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter.
-- Key terms—Refer to the updated lists of networking vocabulary introduced, and turn to the highlighted terms in context.
-- Course section numbering—Follow along with the course heading numbers to easily jump online to complete labs, activities, and quizzes referred to within the text.
-- Check Your Understanding Questions and Answer Key—Evaluate your readiness with the updated end-of-chapter questions that match the style of questions you see on the online course quizzes.
-- Glossary in the back of the book to define Key Terms
The lab icon in the Companion Guide indicates when there is a hands-on Lab or Worksheet to do. The Labs and Worksheets are compiled and published in the separate book, IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software Lab Manual, Fifth Edition. With more than 1300 pages of activities, including Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP variations covered in the CompTIA A+ exam objectives, practicing and performing these tasks will reinforce the concepts and help you become a successful PC technician.
Take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam with complete confidence using the detailed information contained in this comprehensive self-study resource. Written by two of the industry’s leading CompTIA A+ authorities, the book serves as both a powerful exam preparation tool and an ideal on-the-job reference.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam FC0-U51) offers complete coverage of every exam objective and follows the proven methodology that has established Mike Meyers as the #1 name in CompTIA training and certification. Readers will learn how to identify computer components, set up software, establish network connectivity, and minimize security risks. Learning objectives, chapter summaries, practice exam questions, and exam tips highlight key points throughout.Complete coverage of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam FC0-U51 Written with the "in the trenches" voice and clarity Mike Meyers is known for Electronic content includes customizable test engine with 130 practice questions, an introductory video from Mike Meyers, and a link to over an hour of free video training episodes from Mike Meyers' CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Video Training series