Chapter 13. What is the difference between a LAN, WAN, AND BN?
A LAN is a small network such as one found in a typical home, or a small business. If the LAN is wireless it
is often called a WLAN. A BN is typical used to connect multiple LANs
September 12, 2015
Chapter 32. Describe the three types of data flows.
Simplex is when data flows in one direction only.
Half-duplex is when data is able to flow in both directions but NOT at the same time.
October 4, 2015
Chapter 5- 1-11, 14, 20, 23
1. What does the transport layer do?
The transport layer is responsible for end-to-end communication. It links the application software to
the network layer and does the end
October 18, 2015
1. How does a layer-2 switch differ from a router?
A layer 2 switch operates at the data link layer where a router operates at the network layer.
2. How does a layer-2 switch differ from a V
December 6, 2015
1. What is the basic structure of the Internet?
There are tier 1 networks which are backbone internet providers such as at&t and Verizon.
Tier 2 ISPs which are more regionally based such as