This assignment is due in class on 14 November or may be uploaded in PDF format to Homework 14 Nov on moodle by 5:15 PM on 14 November.
Problem 1 from the textbook
Do problem 6.23 of page 649 of the textbook.
Problem 2 Expected access time
Assume the following:
- 90% of the time a read request is found in the “buffer” and retrieved in 10 µsec.
- 10% of the time a read request must be retrieved from the disk which requires in 8 msec.
What is the average time required to perform a read request?
Problem 3 Being up-to-date
What are the following things that I see mentioned in computer ads? (Look it up on the network and give me a quick answer.)
- 1TB drive
- 8GB memory
- floppy disk drive
- Intel Core