COMPUTER GENERATIONS GK QUESTION

GENERATION OF COMPUTER

 

Generally computer generation is used to distinguish between varying hardware technologies.

There are five generation known till date.

 

  • First generation

The period of first generation: 1946-1959. Vacuum tube based.

  • Second generation

The period of second generation: 1959-1965. Transistor based.

  • Third generation

The period of third generation: 1965-1971. Integrated Circuit based.

  • Fourth generation

The period of fourth generation: 1971-1980. VLSI microprocessor based.

VLSI stands for Very-large-scale integration

  • Fifth generation

The period of fifth generation: 1980-onwards. ULSI microprocessor based.

ULSI stands for ultra large scale integration

 


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