NETWORKING - Computer Science Articles

Transmission Media - Guided

There are 2 basic categories of Transmission Media: Guided and Unguided. Guided Transmission Media uses a "cabling" system that guides the data signals along a specific path. The data signals are bound by the "cabl ...

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Firewall

Introduction A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent unauthorized Internet u ...

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Wireless Networking

If you've been in an airport, coffee shop, library or hotel recently, chances are you've been right in the middle of a wireless network. Many people also use wireless networking, also called WiFi, to connect their computers at home, and an increasing n ...

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Understanding PING

Introduction Ping is a basic Internet program that most of us use daily, but did you ever stop to wonder how it really worked? I don't know about you, but it bugs me when I do not know how something really works. The purpose of this articl ...

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Wireless Router

With the onset of advanced technology and communications, more terms have come up to define and refer to the systems and processes. With interconnection changing the landscape of the world and Internet phenomenon, our lives are more connected with each ...

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Future Networks

As enterprises push their networks to integrate more and more processes and functions, such as advanced monitoring, automation, security, and asset tracking, they consistently encounter a common challenge—the integration of data and control functions ...

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Virtual Private Network (VPN): An Introduction

Some times we choose to work from home reason can be anything either we are not well or due to double income family our spouse want us to stay with kids or even if we are traveling for some business purpose we want to connect to corporate server. In al ...

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Bluetooth

In this article I will talk about Bluetooth. You must be thinking what is this Bluetooth? Is it something related to cosmetics or something related to teeth or may be something… Well to begin with, Bluetooth is a new technology named after the ...

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Extending TFTP

Extending TFTP The Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a simple protocol for transferring data. On small devices, it is frequently one of the first high-level protocols to be implemented, because of its usefulness (transferring data) and i ...

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High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)

The next phase of evolution in the WCDMA line of wireless access technologiesis high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA). Though it is too early to pen downthe success and efficiency of HSDPA in high-speed wireless broadband, the ...

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Smart Wi-Fi

With Wi-Fi connections it’s become so easy to get your data fly through the air with the greatest of ease. Don’t you love Wi-Fi access to the Internet? How convenient it has become to stay in touch while you are traveling and best part is that you ...

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Network Topology

If we want to connect two digital devices with a network, we would have a kind of network known as "point-to-point:" For the sake of simplicity, the network wiring is symbolized as a single line betwe ...

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Network Time Server - Choosing Your Time Reference

What is NTP ? The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol for distributing the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) by means of synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP port 1 ...

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A Brief Introduction Into TCP|IP

Many people may not know what TCP/IP is nor what its effect is on the Internet. The fact is, without TCP/IP there would be no Internet. And it is because of the American military that the Internet exists. During the days of the cold war, the defe ...

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Secure your Bluetooth Wireless Networks

Take a Way Bluetooth technology is the most popular wireless connectivity solution today. Although it functions well as a wireless personal network technology, it can increase the risk to business information assets. Here are some of the securi ...

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Network Protocols

Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and voltage levels, connector pinouts, cabling, topology, etc.), there needs to be a standardized way in which communication is arbitrated between multiple nodes in a network, even if its as s ...

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Networks & Busses

The collection of wires between the tank and the monitoring location can be called a bus or a network. The distinction between these two terms is more semantic than technical, and the two may be used interchangeably for all practical purposes. In my ex ...

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Wireless Technologies: Voice and Messaging

Whether its because you made a call using a mobile phone, received a message on your pager, checked your email from a PDA or even just seen a advert related to it, we have all come across a wireless data or voice network. Wireless technologies represen ...

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