Networking Essentials Lesson 1 Review 1.Explain how a network is like a net.

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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Networking Essentials

Lesson 1 Review


1.

Explain how a network is like a net.





2.

What is the purpose of a network?





3.

Define groupware.





4.

What type of information can e
-
mail messages carry?





5.

Give some characteristics of mainframe computers.





6.

Compar
ed to today’s computers, how fast can mainframe computers operate?





7.

Explain how mainframe computers were operated.





8.

Explain how minicomputers compared to mainframe computers.





9.

How did timesharing work on a minicomputer?





10.

Define “local area netw
ork”.





11.

How does a peer
-
to
-
peer network function?





12.

How does a server
-
based LAN compare with a peer
-
to
-
peer network?





13.

How does a client
-
server LAN compare with a server
-
based LAN?





14.

List some advantages of a server
-
based LAN.





15.

List some advanta
ges of a client
-
server LAN.






Use the terms below to answer the following questions


A.

The smallest and newest type of computer

______________________________________


B.


Instructions telling the computer what to do __________________________________
____


C.

Software that lets several individuals work together on a project ______________________


D.

Type of computer that developed time
-
sharing __________________________________


E.

Each computer is the same as all other computers __________________
_________


F.

Processing is done on the server instead of just on the client _________________________


G.

Processing is done on the client and not the server ___________________________________


H.

The oldest and biggest type of computer ______________
___________________________


1.

Mainframe computer

2.

Minicomputer

3.

Microcomputer

4.

Server
-
based LAN

5.

Peer
-
to
-
Peer LAN

6.

Client
-
server LAN

7.

Groupware

8.

Program