UNIT TOPIC:
The Internet

Network Infrastructure

  • You will examine the overall design and architecture of the Internet.
  • You will explore the role of servers, routers, gateways, and clients.
  • You will examine the domain name system and its role in network routing.

Communication Protocols

  • You will examine a number of standard network protocols, including IP, TCP, UDP, SMTP, HTTP, and FTP.
  • You will investigate the series of components and events that are involved in the transmission of an email or SMS text over the network.