This page shows all known information about facet system.

Short description
Class of system
Long description:
Class of system a package provides specific functionality for.
593 in the tag db,
TagPackages in stable db
system::TODO - Need an extra tag

The package can be categorised along this facet, but the right tag for it is missing. . Mark a package with this tag to signal the vocabulary maintainers of cases where the current tag set is lacking.

system::cloud - Cloud

Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a metered service over a network (typically the Internet). . Link:

system::embedded - Embedded

A computer system designed for specific control functions within a larger system. . Link:

system::laptop - Laptop

A personal computer for mobile use. . Link:

system::mobile - Mobile device

A small, hand-held computing device, typically having a display screen with touch input and/or a miniature keyboard. .

system::server - Server

A physical computer (a computer hardware system) dedicated to running one or more such services (as a host),[1] to serve the needs of users of the other computers on the network. Depending on the computing service that it offers it could be a database server, file server, mail server, print server, web server, or other. . Link:

system::virtual - Virtual

A virtual computer hides the physical characteristics of a computing platform from users, instead showing another abstract computing platform. . Link:


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