Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Von Neumann Architecture | Computer architecture and organisation | CAO

All computers more or less based on the same basic design, the Von Neumann Architecture!

Model for designing and building computers, based on the following three characteristics:
1)The computer consists of four main sub-systems:
Memory
ALU (Arithmetic/Logic Unit)
Control Unit
Input/Output System (I/O)
2)Program is stored in memory during execution.
3)Program instructions are executed sequentially.

Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Von_Neumann_architecture

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