Collectively, MPLS labels are sometimes called a ____.
A network backbone is the ____________________ that connects the hubs, switches, and routers on a network.
1000Base-SX has a maximum throughput of ____.
Without ____, a bus network would suffer from signal bounce.
In a(n) ____________________ topology, every node on the network is connected through a central device, such as a hub, router, or switch.
The 10GBase-T standard is considered a breakthrough for transmitting 10 Gbps over ____ medium.
The Ethernet_II frame type contains a 2-byte ____ field which differentiates it from the older Ethernet_802.3 and Ethernet_802.2 frame types.
As part of CSMA/CD, a process known as ____________________ allows the NIC issue a special 32-bit sequence that indicates to the rest of the network nodes that its previous transmission was faulty and that those data frames are invalid.
____________________ is a component of a network's logical topology that determines how connections are created between nodes.
1000Base-T is a standard for achieving throughputs ____ times faster than Fast Ethernet over copper cable.
A ____ occurs when two transmissions interfere with each other.
Because of its support for multiple Network layer protocols and because it uses fewer bytes as overhead, ____________________ is the frame type most commonly used on contemporary Ethernet networks.
A complex combination of pure topologies is known as a ____ topology.
In packet switching, when packets reach their destination node, the node ____ them based on their control information.
The 10-gigabit fiber optic standard with the shortest segment length is ____.
The most common logical topologies are ____ and ring.
In a ring network, each workstation acts as a(n) ____ for the transmission.
The data portion of an Ethernet frame may contain ____ bytes of information.
46 to 1500
Within Ethernet frame types, the ____ signals to the receiving node that data is incoming and indicates when the data flow is about to begin.
The most common 1-Gigabit Ethernet standard in use today is ____.
On an Ethernet network, a(n) ____ is the portion of a network in which collisions occur if two nodes transmit data at the same time.
All Ethernet networks, independent of their speed or frame type, use an access method called ____.
A ____ is simply a linked series of devices.
Given their long-distance capabilities, 10GBase-ER and 10GBase-EW are best suited for use on ____.