Dictionary of Networking by Peter Dyson

By Peter Dyson

Eventually - transparent and understandable Definitions of all of the Networking Acronyms, phrases, and Abbreviations you must KnowThe Dictionary of Networking is a hugely readable, authoritative advisor to the wide - and infrequently bewildering - terminology of community computing. This thoroughly up-to-date, extended 3rd variation spans all elements of networking and software program - from peer-to-peer networks to company vast zone networks (WANs), the web, and internetworking - and covers each significant community working process. themes include:* Certification courses* Communications* criteria* the net and intranets* LANs, MANs, WANs* cellular and instant computing* community management* Networking thought and ideas* working structures and environments* computing device and server undefined* Protocols* defense* Slang* Voice and information transmissionsThis publication comprises greater than 3,000 entries. Abbreviations and acronyms are cross-referenced to their definitions, and lots of entries comprise extra cross-references to similar entries. you will find transparent, concise definitions, acronyms and abbreviations outlined in context.

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The Bindery object is available for the purposes of backward compatibility with older, bindery-based utilities and applications. See also leaf object; NetWare Directory Services. your computer supplier for information about BIOS updates. bis A term describing a secondary CCITT (Consultative Committee for International Telephony and Telegraphy) recommendation that is an alternative or extension to the primary recommendation. 42 bis standard refers to data compression. See also ter. bindery services See bindery B-ISDN See Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network.

The entire bandwidth of the transmission medium is used by a single digital signal, so computers in a baseband network can transmit only when the channel is not busy. However, the network can use techniques such as multiplexing to allow channel sharing. A baseband network can operate over relatively short distances (up to 2 miles if network traffic is light) at speeds from 50Kbps to 100Mbps. Ethernet, AppleTalk, and most PC local-area networks (LANs) use baseband techniques. See also bandwidth; broadband network; frequency-division multiplexing; statistical multiplexing; time-division multiplexing.

That indicates whether a file is a read-only file, a hidden file, or a system file or has changed in some way since it was last backed up. 4. In markup languages such as HTML and SGML, a name-value pair within a tagged element that modifies certain characteristics of that element. attack An attempt to circumvent the security measures in place on a network either to gain unauthorized access to the system or to force a denial of service. 5. In a database record, the name or struc- See also brute-force attack; dictionary attack; social engineering.

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