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Category: Misc Networking
What is a bridge? What is their role in a Local Area Network?What then is a switch in networking? What is the difference in their use?Is a switch similar to a router in operation? Which would be a better option to use, a router or a switch? Which layer of the network is a switch associated with?
Category: Misc Networking
A network interface card enables a computer to become a part of a network. How is this done? How is a NIC otherwise known as? What are the techniques used by a NIC to enable communication between computers or devices? Explain some new features available in the latest NIC available today which has helped in significant performance improvement.
Category: Misc Networking
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?
Category: Misc Networking
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?
Category: Misc Networking

What is Bit Rate? What is then the Baud rate? How are the two related? What are these two units used to measure? What then is the difference between them? What is baseband signal? What then Is Modulation? What is a broadband transmission?

Category: Misc Networking

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?

Category: Misc Networking

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.

Category: Misc Networking

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?

Category: Misc Networking

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?

Category: Misc Networking

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?