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CS 110 Fall 2011 Networks and the Internet Study Guide Refer to Webopedia.com, Howstuffworks.com (Tech tab), and the articles and videos listed on the Networks and Internet Resource document to answer the questions and define the terms listed below. Terms upload download packets routers host client nodes server network interface card (NIC) Network topology (bus, ring, star, mesh) protocol LAN MAN WAN OSI model : data, network, transfer layers switching techniques: circuit / packet asychronous transmission synchronous transmission modem bps bandwidth peer-to-peer network client-server network wireless networks bluetooth hotspot Mosaic Internet WWW IP Address: static / dynamic TCP/IP http: HTML WWW IEEE cookies Questions 1. Define the term network and list three advantages provided by networks.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Compare and contrast peer-to-peer networks with client-server networks. 3. Draw examples of the following LAN configurations: Ring, Star, Mesh, Bus. 4. Describe the process followed by packet switching in transferring data. 5. List the necessary components of a wireless network. 6. Describe the security precautions to consider when a home network is installed. 7. Refer to one of the articles or videos on the OSI model. Describe the tasks of the Data layer, the Network layer, and the Transport layer. 8. What is the difference between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0? (BTB) 9. What is the difference between the Internet and the WWW? 10. Give a brief outline of the history of the Internet by listing the main developments and the dates of those developments....
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