|1959 - 1965
||Less than I Gen.cost|
1. In the second generation computers, symbolic or assembly languages were used.
2. High-level programming languages were also in use at this time, such as early versions of COBOL and FORTRAN.
3. The memory storage used was magnetic core technology.
4. Second-generation computers still relied on punched cards for input and printouts for output.
- Smaller in size
- Better speed
- Low power consumption
- No heat was generated
- Better storage capacity
- More reliability
- Compact Design
- Faster than I Generation Computers.
- Needed Air conditioning environment
- Constant maintenance needed.
- No operating system