Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (55)
A wide area network such as the Internet and it transfers data over hundreds or even thousands of miles and there are services including microwave satellites, etc.
A physical area that a single conduit that forms a bus or line, also whether it is a computer or peripheral device, is attached to a bus
campus area network
Used on colleges and business campuses and it is usually smaller than a WAN
Is used for wide area networks, in which high-speed electronic switches are made to direct connection between two communicating devices.
A desktop and is connected to a server and the server gives them information and they do what they are told
Network system in which individual users called clients are connected to a server and that enables them to talk to others
When multiple computers send results though on cable
A hardware device that can transfer data into signals that can travel through physical or wireless medium
A switching network, that occurs when a segment of the network is overloaded.
When two or more computers try to connect to a network at the same time
The use of several techniques to prevent collision.
Most popular LAN for businesses
A high-speed computer with a large hard disk to make programs and to make available to users.
Provides access to a backbone that is capable of data transfers
Personal and specific use of network that provides connectivity to other users located near you.
A public location that provides the internet for wireless devices
connection point for devices in a network
networks that are based on both peer-to-peer & client-server relationship
internet address IP address
unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.
set of rules that govern the format of data set over the internet
a local or restricted communications network
local area network
connects computers and other devices over a small area
an address at which an item appears to reside from the perspective
metropolitan area network
a network that interconnects users with computer resources in a geographic area its bigger than LAN but smaller than WAN
group of computer systems and other computing hardware devices that are linked
IT expert who manages an organization's network
design of a communication network.
Network Interface card (NIC)
computer hardware component that allows a computer to connect to a network
third level of the Open Systems Interconnection Model (OSI Model) and the layer that provides data routing paths for network communication
Network Operating System (NOS)
computer operating system system that is designed primarily to support workstation, personal computer, and, in some instances, older terminal that are connected on a LAN
a basic unit used in computer science.
a piece of a message transmitted
a mode of data transmission in which a message is broken into a number of parts that are sent independently
A network of computers configured to allow certain files and folders to be shared with everyone or with selected users
is a memory address that is represented in the form of a binary number on the address bus circuitry in order to enable the data bus to access a particular storage cell of main memory, or a register of memory mapped I/O device.
guidelines for communications between computers
implementation of a computer networking protocol suite
networking model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet
a network topology in which each node connects to exactly two other nodes, and makes a single continuous pathway
networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks
computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices
network topology where each individual piece of a network is attached to a central node
is a computer networking device that connects devices together on a computer network
protocol for communication between computers
A character that ends a string of alphanumeric characters
object that represents something else, such as another object
transmission control protocol
enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data.
an adapter that plugs into a computer or laptop
USB wireless network adapter
A device that adds wireless connectivity to a laptop or desktop computer
Virtual Private Network
a network that is constructed by using public wires, usually the Internet, to connect to a private network
wide area network
telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance
a popular wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections
wireless access point
a networking hardware device that allows a Wi-Fi compliant device to connect to a wired network
links two or more devices using a wireless distribution
wireless PC Card Adapter
device that adds wireless connectivity to a laptop or desktop computer
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
E-Commerce Test 1
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Chapter 7: Networks: Communicating and Sharing Res…
Unit 4: Networking Basics
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
lesson 3 and 4
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
American Literature Exam
Urinary review and terms
Operation and Safety of Fixed Fluoro Units
Major Prophets Final Exam