Computer Science

This page lists all the various symbols in the Computer Science category.

Computer Science is the study of computation and computer technology, hardware, and software.

Symbols in this category:

Alternate Process

Specifies that the step is an alternative to the normal process step.

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Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure.

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Apache Hadoop logo

Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework for storage and large-scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware. Hadoop is an Apache top-level project being built and used by a global community of contributors and users.

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Connector

A connector is used to represent that the flow is continued elsewhere on the flowchart. Typically capital letters are used in the circle as labels.

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Data (Input/Output)

Indicates that data is to be inputted into a process or that data is to be outputted from the process.

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Decision

Indicates a decision point at which the flow can branch based on the answer to the question/condition posed in the decision box.

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Display

Indicates that the process displays information to a person.

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Document

This specifies that the process step creates a document.

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Flow Line

Represents the flow of logic/steps through the flow chart.

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Magnetic Disk

Represents data storage. Typically a file or database.

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Manual Operation

Specifies a step in the process that can not be, or is not, automated.

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Multi-Document

This specifies that the process step generates multiple documents.

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OAuth logo

The OAuth logo, designed by Chris Messina.

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Off-Page Connector

A connector is used to represent that the flow is continued elsewhere in the flowchart on a different page. Typically capital letters are used in the circle as labels.

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OpenID logo

The OpenID logo was designed by Randy "ydnar" Reddig, who in 2005 had expressed plans to transfer the rights to an OpenID organization.

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Predefined Process

Refers to a series of process steps that are defined elsewhere, such as in a subroutine definition.

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Process

This represents a process, or step in the flow chart. Text is placed in the process box to explain what action is to take place.

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Sequential Access Storage

Represents storage that is read and/or written sequentially, such as magnetic tape.

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Terminator

Used for specifying the start or stop points for a process.

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