AP CS P Unit 4 Lab 1
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Network of independent but connected devices all over the world
World Wide Web
A system for finding information on the Internet through the use of linked documents.
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
the predominant language used to create web pages
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
address for accessing specific web data located on a server
the standard for communication between browsers and servers
the name of the server that hosts the data
the location of the data in a hierarchy of folders on the server
Internet Protocol (IP)
A set of rules responsible for disassembling, delivering, and reassembling packets over the Internet.
Transmission Control Protocol
a reliable system of transmitting data packets
There are multiple pathways among the physical connections of the Internet to create redundancy
There are two hierarchical Internet addressing systems, domain names (as shown below) and IP addresses. These address hierarchies work much like the postal system, which locates people first by state, then city, then street, then house number, then apartment, and then finally person.
(sometimes written bitrate) the number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time. e.g. 8 bits/sec.
Transmission capacity measure by bit rate
time between the transmission and the receipt of a message. Lower latency is better; the data will take less time to start transmitting
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