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  • Unit 7 Computer Networks

    Computer networks LAN – Is a Local Area Network which is a computer network that covers a small area which is sometimes a single room, an office building or a group of buildings. A local area network can be connected with others over a distance for example a telephone line, a radio or a mobile phone call, as a LAN is a network that covers the geographic distance that also involves internet links. A system of LANs that are all connected together is called a WAN, which is a wide area network. http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/local_area_network_LAN.html WAN – is a Wide Area network, this is when a computer network that is connected in a large geographical area is known as a WAN, which is when two or more LANs are connected together. These are through…

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  • The Importance Of Designing A Computer Network

    In the today’s world of the high technology workplace and business environment there are several factors that need to be considered when designing a computer network. Integrity and vulnerability of data, cost of the network itself, accessibility, flexibility for expansion and ability to support the consumer. Other factors that should be considered when setting up a network include: What is the purpose of the network, what are the bandwidth requirements to efficiently operate the network and…

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  • The Sputnik's Role In The Cold War

    Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) which is the government’s computer network and which evolved into the Internet as we think of it today. Scientists and military people questioned what happens if the Soviets attack on the telephone system. One missile could destroy all the wires and lines making long distance communication impossible. In 1962, J.C.R. Licklider, a scientist, “suggested having a “galactic network” of computers who could talk to each other.”(Invention) This would allow government…

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  • Ethernet Network Essay

    This diagram illustrates a Local Area Network implemented using an Ethernet connection on a bus topology model. It is a LAN because there is no indication of considerable distance between the computers or departments. It is in Bus topology as since the computers connect to the network by connecting to the network cable. This as opposed to a star network topology setup. Next to each network component is an Internet Protocol (IP) address. Each IP consists of four number whose value can range from…

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  • Nt1310 Unit 3 Types Of Internet Architecture

    Internet architecture is basically a huge network of thousands of networks communicating using a common protocol. The Internet sends a transmission to a host computer that sends it on to another computer that is connected to the host computers network. If the receiving computer is not connected to the host computers network, the host computer sends it on to another computer that can then send it to the receiving computer. It is not unusual for the message to pass through several routers before…

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  • William Yeager: What Is A Wired And Wireless Router?

    Nevertheless to inform about a router is the fact that it is a device that allows you to connect to many networks that goes by each computer also it is made of arrangement same as a computer along with a few differences first is the CPU and then a DRAM of course instead of a motherboard it has a circuit board and this lets a router store info and communicate to the components inside it ("History of the Router| EHow." Subscribe to Our RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan.). It seems that it will help…

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  • Nt1310 Unit 3 Research Papers

    At this point, WIFI technology is very inexpensive, and found in many homes across the world. Although its original purpose, and the first one everyone thinks of, is its utility in connecting computers wirelessly to the internet, it also works quite well to network computers, allowing the computers in a home to share files, internet access, and printers. The ability to share a printer over a network is extremely helpful. Rather than having to maintain multiple printers, (which will work less…

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  • Walmart Case Study

    Wireless Technology Student Objectives 1. Describe the components of telecommunications networks and identify key networking technologies. 2. Evaluate transmission media and the types of networks available to organizations. 3. Demonstrate how the Internet and Internet technology work and how they support communication and e-business. 4. Identify and describe the principal technologies and standards for wireless networking, communication, and Internet access. 5. Assess…

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  • Nt1310 Unit 3 Assignment 1

    Question 1 1.1)T.C.P(transmittion control protocol)-It is the language the computer uses to acess the internet. It is made up of protocalls which are made to establish a network of networks and provide a host with access to the internet. 1.2)I.P(Internet Protocol)-It is the way or protocol of how data is sent from one computer to another computer on the internet. 1.3)Physical Layer-the Physical layer is the interface between the medium and the device.It is made to transfer raw bits over a…

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  • Relational Database

    Discuss the advantages of a database management approach to the file processing approach? Give examples to illustrate your answer. According to our text, database management is the process of storing data. In the early days of computers, they would use data resource management to store information in a specific location. This process was very inflexible and extremely costly. Instead, we use database management today. This process allows us to consolidate the data, and integrate it into many…

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