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Local Area Network

IT 548 Telecommunications & Networking Local Area Networks Hood College Dept. of Computer Science Spring 2013 Layer 2: The Datalink Layer • • 2 Datalink layer provides a reliable communications link between devices. Breaks a data stream into chunks called frames, or cells. Three key functions: • error detection • error correction • flow control • • In LANs DL can be broken down into two sub-layers: • media access control (MAC)‫‏‬ • logical link control (LLC). • flow and...

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Local Area Networks

LANs: Local Area Networks Local Area Networks also called LANs have been a major player in industrialization of computers. In the past 20 or so years the worlds industry has be invaded with new computer technology. It has made such an impact on the way we do business that it has become essential with an ever-growing need for improvement. LANs give an employer the ability to share information between computers with a simple relatively inexpensive system of network cards and software. It also...

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network devices

that connects a group of computers ('nodes' in network terminology) to a token ring local area network. Networking Devices ... Bridges - used to join two network segments together, it allows computers on either segment to access resources on the other - can also be used to divide large networks into smaller segments Networking Devices ... Routers - networking devices used to extend or segment networks by forwarding packets from one logical network to another - most often used in large internetworks...

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Logical and Physical Network Design

Logical and Physical Network Design Logical and physical network designs are critical components in the successful development and implementation of today's networks and allow for the proper planning and structuring bettering enhancing the concept associated with networks. In order to better understand how the two concepts of a logical design and physical design work hand-in-hand, let's first look at what the concepts entail. A logical design is a concept, thought or theory as to how you wish...

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Describe the Latest Development in Networks and Communications

Construct :S07 Current and Future Development in Network and Communications Aspect : LA3.S07.1 Describe the Latest Development in Networks and Communications Instrument : Written Assignments Name : Nor Hidayah binti Hairi Form : 4 Inovatif IC no : 950906-14-5580 Names of group : 1)Nurazrin...

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Lan Network

ESSAY ON LAN NETWORK • DEFINITION OF LAN • HARDWARE COMPONENTS OF LAN • SOFTWARE COMPONENTS OF LAN • DESCRIPTION OF EACH COMPONENT • DIFFERENT TOPOLOGY IN LAN • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF EACH TOPOLOGY LAN : The typical definition of Local Area Network (LAN) is "two or more connected stations (PCs, servers, computer…) in the same limited area, sharing data and peripheral devices, and operating .The most popular LANs include 10 Mbps & 100 Mbps Ethernet, 4 Mbps...

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Project Proposal Network Redudency

 RANA INSTITUTE OF HIGHER STUDIES Proposal for BIT LAN Network Design with Redundancy Submitted By Student Name goes here Approvals Supervisor Name & Sign: _____________________________________ (Project Supervisor) Date Submitted: _____________________________________________ Approved & signed by: _________________________________________ (Head of Computer Science Department) Date Approved: _____________________________________________ 1.0 Introduction ...

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Wired and Wireless Networks

in terms of the core elements of essential network services. The basic difference between a wired and a wireless network is self-explanatory. A wired network uses wires to communicate whereas a wireless network uses radio waves. Another difference and how one technology gets an edge over the other. Wired networks are easy to set up and troubleshoot where wireless networks are comparatively difficult to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot. Wired networks make you immobile while wireless ones provide...

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Physical Network Layer Concepts

answer lists the most likely place to find a fiber-optic link in a campus Ethernet LAN? D. Between two switches in different buildings in the same office park 13. This chapter describes SONET, a family of physical layer standards used in telco networks over the last few decades. Which of the following are true about the slow and fast end of the optical carrier (OC) standards mentioned in this book: OC-1 and OC-192? (Choose two answers) A. OC-1 runs at approximately 52 Mbps D. OC-192 runs at approximately...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Networks

disadvantages of networks I’ll start by saying that setting up a network is a serious job and should be done only by a person that is already familiar with the process of networking. The variety of options for setting up a home network can influence on a decision regarding the equipment needed to be purchase. Before deciding what hardware to buy you must first find out which type of network technology to use (by 'type of network technology' I mean the way computers connect to the network and communicate...

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