Midterm Exam - Bill Frino CMIS 415 Data Communications...

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Bill Frino CMIS 415 Data Communications Mid-term Exam November 4, 2010 Essay Questions – Answer one of the essay questions – 20 points 1. Do you think that a fiber optic connection will be available at your residence in the next 10 years? Explain your answer. 2. When do you think IPv6 will be the most common form of Internet protocol? Explain your answer. Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) is a version of the Internet Protocol that is designed to succeed Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), the first publicly used Internet Protocol in operation since 1981. IPv6 is an Internet Layer protocol for packet-switched internetworking. The main driving force for the redesign of Internet Protocol was the foreseeable IPv4 address exhaustion. Ipv4 exhaustion is predicted for the 2011 to 2012. Specifically, IPv6 contains addressing and control information to route packets for the next generation Internet. We believe that the expansion of the Internet is important and upgrades are sometimes warranted. Many place around the world, and in the United States, have already began testing IPv6 protocols. For example, Comcast, a cable Internet provider, has started IPV6 trials. Information Questions – 10 points each 1. What are the five components of a data communication system? The five components are:
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