Nt1210 Unit 2

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NT1210 Unit 2 Assignment Key Terms for Chapter 2 Computer Networking Computer Network - A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network that allows computers to exchange data. Application - is a program or group of programs designed for end users. Email - messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network. Voice Call – Call of VOIP Video Frame – In North America 30 frames per second (fps) is the broadcast standard. Web Server - is a program that, using the client/server model and the World Wide Web's Hypertext Transfer Protocol ( HTTP), serves the files that form Web pages to Web users (whose computers contain HTTP clients that forward their requests). Web Browser - is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. Web Address - can be defined as an address string containing the access protocol, domain name, and file or resource path which is normally used to specify the address of a web page, image, or any other document on the Internet. It specifies the path followed to reach files and documents on the internet. Web page - a hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web. Protocol - When computers communicate with each other, there needs to be a common set of rules and instructions that each computer follows. A specific set of communication rules is called a protocol. HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide. Enterprise Network - connects many types of networks. Link - a ring or loop in a chain. Node - a point at which lines or pathways intersect or branch; a central or connecting point. Internet/the Internet - is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to serve several billion users

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