Categories of Software

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Computer hardware cannot perform alone.

Software refers to the instructions that direct the operations of a computer.

There are two basic types of software:

-system software (controls hardware), and
-application software (performs specific tasks).

System software refers to programs designed to perform tasks associated with directly controlling and utilizing computer hardware.

-It does not accomplish specific tasks for a user, such as creating documents or analyzing data.

-System software includes:

-Operating systems (the most important type of system software),
-Data management software,
-Computer language-oriented software, and
-Utilities that help users perform various functions.

-Data management software includes:

-database and file management programs that manage data for an operating system.
-data center management programs used on large system computers that control program execution, monitor system usage, track system resources and utilization, and bill users accordingly.

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