Week 1 day 5 CheckPoint Internet Vocabulary

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CheckPoint: Internet Vocabulary n Define each of the following terms, and explain their use or purpose in relation to the Internet: Term Definition Purpose Protocol This is the special set of rules that end points in a telecommunication connection use when they communicate. It is a standard that enables the internet connection. TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet. The purpose of TCP/IP is to provide high-speed communication network links. FTP File transfer protocol is an application layer protocol used to send and receive files through TCP/IP. The purpose of TCP is used to transfer files between TCP/IP computers. Intranet This is a private computer network that uses Internet technologies to securely share any part of an organization's information or operational systems with its employees. It is for facilitating the work of the staff in pursuit of the organization’s
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Unformatted text preview: objectives. LAN Local Area Network. A LAN supplies networking capability to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home. WAN Wide Area Network. A WAN is a long-distance communications network that covers a wide geographic area, such as a state or country. HTML Hypertext Markup Language. HTML provides a means to describe the structure of text-based information in a document—by denoting certain text as links, headings, paragraphs, lists, etc.—and to supplement that text with interactive forms , embedded images , and other objects. Bandwidth This is a measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bit/s or multiples of it. Bandwidth represents the capacity of the connection. The greater the capacity, the more likely that greater performance will follow, though overall performance also depends on other factors, such as latency....
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