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Foundations of Networking: Networking Basics


Provider
lynda.com

Price
Subscription

Type
Personal Development

Instructor
Timothy Pintello

Category
Computer Science

Duration
1h 48m

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
Understanding the foundations of networking is paramount for any IT professional. This course covers the very basics. Professor of computer science Tim Pintello introduces the core networking topologies and implementation examples. He will also explain and compare the OSI and TCP/IP models, and introduce viewers to commonly used network devices, such as NICs, hubs, switches, and routers. Topics include: Topologies: mesh, bus, ring, star, and more Point-to-point vs. point-to-multipoint networks Exploring LANs, WLANs, and PANs Understanding the seven layers of the OSI model Exploring layers in the TCP/IP model Working with NICs, hubs, switches, and routers

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