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ISBB Chapter 5 - Networking and Communication
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ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network):
An early packet switching network and the first network to implement the protocol suite TCP/IP. Both technologies became the technical foundation of the Internet. Originally developed by the US Department of Defense.
A standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of cellular phones, computers, and other electronic devices.
A network device that connects two networks together and only allows packets through that are needed.
A high capacity transmission technique using a wide range of frequencies, which enables a large number of messages to be communicated simultaneously.
The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.
Domain Name System which acts as a directory on the Internet when a request to access a device with a domain name is given.
A descriptive text followed by the top level domain that is human friendly name for a device on the internet. For example cpp.edu or coke.com.
Domain Name Extension
The extension at the end of the domain name that indicates type of organization, such as .com, .org, .net, .edu...etc.
An intranet that can be partially accessed by authorized outside users, enabling businesses to exchange information over the Internet securely.
A simple network device that connects other devices to the network and sends packets to all the devices that connected.
An electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world.
A local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software.
A unique identifying number assigned to every device that communicates on the internet.
IPV4 and IPV6
Internet Protocol address standard used has been IPv4(version 4) which has the format of four numbers between 0 and 255 separated by a period. IPv6 (version 6) is formatted as eight groups of four hexadecimal digits.
Local Area Network. A local network that connects computers and other devices in a relatively small area, typically a single building or a group of buildings.
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