MIS 301 - Sp10_Exam_2_Study_Guide - Spring 2010 - Patton

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MIS 301: Exam Two Study Guide Textbook Experiencing MIS by David Kroenke: Focus your reading on the topics covered in class. Start with this study guide and the class slides. If you don’t understand a topic, go back to the book for reference or look up the term on Wikipedia. Chapter 6: “Data Communications” and Chapter Ext. 10 “How the Internet Works” Not on the exam: MIS in Use 6: Keeping Up with Wireless (126) Thinking Exponentially is Not Possible, but… (130-131) Case Study 6: Larry Jones Network Services (144) Part 2: The International Dimension – Global Communication (146-149) Part 2: Case 2-1 – Aviation Safety Network (154-157) Chapter Extension 10: Q1 through Q3 (461-465) (NOTE: Parts of Q4 and Q5 ARE included – look for the headers that relate to the terms and concepts listed below.) Terms: Analog Signal vs. Digital Signal Domain Name Resolution (DNS) Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Firewall HTTPS Internet Service Provider (ISP) IP Address Local Area Network (LAN) MAC Address Modem Multiplexing Network Interface Card (NIC) Packet Protocol Router Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Virtual Private Network (VPN) Wide Area Network (WAN) Wired Ethernet Protocol (IEEE 802.3) Wireless Ethernet Protocol (IEEE 802.11) Concepts: Be able to draw a SOHO network with wired and wireless computers and describe the purpose of each component. What is the difference between an analog signal and a digital signal? What is the difference between a WAN and a LAN? What is a VPN and why is it important? What is the purpose of a firewall? How are IP addresses related to URLs? What does a DHCP server do? Be able to recognize the names of the major standards bodies associated with data communications (ICANN, IEEE and ISO). What is the difference between a MAC address and an IP address?
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Chapter 7: “Business Process Management,” Chapter Ext. 11: “Functional Processes, Applications and Systems,” Chapter Ext. 12: “Cross-Functional Processes, Applications, and Systems
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