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a structure linking computers together to share resources
Local Area Network(LAN)
a network within a single building or a coverage area of half-a-mile
Wide area Network(WAN)
Links LANs extends over a very wide area.(WWW)
a computer that delivers information and software to other computers linked by a network.
the requesting program or user
ARPANET(Advanced Research Projects Agency Network)
the internet that was established by the department of defense in 1969
worldwide system of computer networks in which users can get info from other computer networks.
hi-speed fiber-optic networks that connect other networks to make up the internet.
TCP/IP(Transmission control protocol/internet protocol)
used to send packets over the internet.
the address for every computer of device on that network.
Dotted quad notation
the decimal notation system used in an IP address.
the text version of an IP address
Domain name system
translates domain names into IP addresses.
Top Level Domain
the rightmost part of the domain name.(.com, .net, etc)
WWW(world wide web)
a system of link documents that are accessible through a browser. Created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991.
HTML(Hyper text markup language)
a computer language that is used to design web documents.
Http(Hyper text transfer protocol)
allows communication between a client and a server.
a file that contains web elements that you can select.
URL(Uniform Resource Locator)
address that provides the path to a document or location on the internet.
allows users to move from one topic to another by clicking a key word or phrase.
the software program that accesses the web documents.