|A larger MTU increases the efficiency of the network. In the context of this statement, explain what is MTU? How does a larger MTU increase the efficiency? What are some other advantages of a larger MTU? There is also a possible downside to a larger MTU. Explain what this could be. What is jabber?|
|What is Multicasting? How does multicasting work? What are the traditional ways in which packets are sent between hosts? How is a multicast different from a broadcast? Name the different steps for multicasting? Differentiate between hardware multicasting and IP multicasting. What happens during the mapping of the hardware multicasting to the IP multicasting?|
What is the transaction processing system? What does a transaction server do? What components does the transaction server consist of? What are the features of a well defined TPS? What is an Online Transaction Processing System? How does an OLTP enhance the data integrity of the data being processed?
What is the Open Systems Interconnection model? What is its relation to a communication Model? Mention the different layers in an OSI model? What is the relation between these layers? Which are the host layers and what do they do? How are they different from the Media Layers? Differentiate between Protocol Data Unit and Service data unit.
What is a protocol? Name some standard protocols commonly in use? What is TCP? What is File Transfer protocol (FTP)? What is it used for? How is it different for SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). FTP may run on active or passive mode. What does this mean? How is, data transfer done Via FTP?
What is a dedicated hosting service? Given that it's way too expensive then a shared service, why is it used anyway? What kind of websites would use this kind of service? What is server management and what services does it consist of? What are the types of server management available? What is a hybrid hosting solution?
What is Network Basic Input Output System (NETBIOS)? What is its function with regard to communication in a Local Area Network (LAN)? What does NetBIOS extend User Interface do? What is its role in the context of a LAN? How are the two terms different in what they do? Given that both help in communication which one is better and why?
What is the difference between trivial file transfer protocol (TFTP) and File transfer protocol (FTP) from the security point of view? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using TFTP? What are the added steps to be taken with regard to increasing the security of when implementing TFTP for data file transfer?
Message Oriented Middleware increases the interoperability and flexibility of a system. How does a MOM achieve this objective? What are the primary reasons for developers to use MOM to work over multiple operating systems and network platforms? What is the role of Asynchronicity in the functioning of MOM? What are the disadvantages of using MOM?