Nt1210 Unit 2 Assignment

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Intro to Networking
Lab 2.3

Exercise 2.3.1
LAN Local Area Network is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building using network media.
MAN Metropolitan Area network is a computer network in which two or more computers or communicating devices or networks which are geographically separated but in same metropolitan city and are connected to each other are said to be connected on MAN.
PAN personal area network is a computer network used for data transmission among devices such as computers, telephones and personal digital assistants.
WAN A wide area network (WAN) is a computer network that spans a relatively large geographical area and
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Web Browser - is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
Web Address - can be defined as an address string containing the access protocol, domain name, and file or resource path which is normally used to specify the address of a web page, image, or any other document on the Internet. It specifies the path followed to reach files and documents on the internet.
Web page - a hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web.

Protocol - When computers communicate with each other, there needs to be a common set of rules and instructions that each computer follows. A specific set of communication rules is called a protocol.
HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide.
Enterprise Network - connects many types of networks.
Link - a ring or loop in a chain.

Node - a point at which lines or pathways intersect or branch; a central or connecting point.

Internet/the Internet - is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to serve several billion users worldwide.
Acronyms for Chapter 2
A/D – Alternating Current
DC – Direct Current
Fps – Frames per Second
GBps – GigaBytes per Second
Gbps – Gigabits per Second
HTTP – HyperText Transfer Protocol
KBps – KiloBytes per Second
Kbps – Kilobits per Second
LAN – Local Area

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