Computer Network

Computer Network - 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) Computer Network...

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Computer Network 1) 2 or more computers share information a. Reduce costs a.i. Share hardware/peripherals b. Share applications c. Share broadband connection 2) Network Classifications a. LAN- local area network a.i. Within a small areas such as a building or a campus b. WAN- wide are network (the “Internet”) b.i. Much larger area such as a state, or a country c. Personal Area Network (PAN) – interconnection of personal digitial devices d. Neighborhood Area Network (NAN)- connectivity over several buildings e. Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)- high speed network that ranges about 50 miles 3) Networks a. Require physical connections b. Require protocols- how data travels b.i. Organized in a “Stack” (7 layers) b.i.1. OSI- Open System Interconnection 4) LAN Standards a. IEEE a.i. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers a.ii. Create the Standards… a.ii.1. Project 802 5) Ethernet Networks a. Most efficient, reliable, and fast a.i. 802.3 b. Since 1976 c. Handles simultaneous data transmissions
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course COMP APPS 101 taught by Professor Ganu during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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