An Algorithm for Converting a Binary Number to a Decimal Number
By Kevin Ritzman
In this learning activity you'll examine two methods for converting a binary number to a decimal number.
An Algorithm for Converting a Decimal Number to a Binary Number
In this learning activity you'll examine a systematic method for converting a decimal number (base 10) into a binary number (base 2).
By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.
Bandwidth Capacity Techniques
In this learning activity you'll follow the process of converting digital data into a series of analog signals.
Clients and Servers
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll observe how computers operate in a client-server network operating system and consider the advantages and disadvantages of such a system.
In this learning activity you'll examine the RG ratings, networking applications, and types of connections for various coaxial cables.
Components of a Data Center
In this learning activity you'll describe the typical components of a data center.
CRC – Cyclic Redundancy Check
By Dawn Rohm
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to what the CRC is, the technology behind it, and how it’s performed.
Data Flow on the Internet
By Mark Puig
In this learning activity you'll examine how a data file is broken into packets and transmitted over the Internet.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a large computer network is configured.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
In this learning activity you'll examine the software operation Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), which automatically performs TCP/IP configurations.
In this learning activity you'll explore the physical construction and operation of single-mode and multi-mode fiber-optic cables used in networking.
Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks
By Steve Ebben
Fibre Channel storage area networks can play a pivotal role in the performance of cloud computing. This learning activity
will explain the benefits, components, and some basic configurations of fibre channel networks.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
Firewall: Stateful Packet Inspection
In this learning activity you'll examine a stateful packet inspection firewall that keeps track of legitimate Internet service requests, also known as dynamic packet filtering.
Firewalls: Packet Filters
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
Firewalls: Relationships Among Firewall Perimeters
In this learning activity you'll examine how firewalls block viruses by discussing trusted, semi-trusted, and untrusted networks.
FTP - What You Need to Know
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity you'll explore why the FTP protocol is often used to transfer data across the network and more importantly, why it should not be.
You'll be introduced to the Go-Back-N ARQ, learn what it is, and find out how it's used to keep track of data sent between networked computers.
High Speed Ethernet
Learners identify the advantages and disadvantages of four versions of high speed Ethernet. A short quiz completes the activity.
How Switches Increase Speed
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
IP Addressing and Subnetting
In this learning activity you'll review how a local area network computer uses a subnet mask to determine if its message is intended for a computer on the same network or on a remote network.
In this learning activity, you’ll explore how routers use routing tables to move data packets from their origin to their destination.
Man in the Middle Attacks with ARP Poisoning
In this learning activity you'll identify Man-in-the-middle attacks and discuss how they affect network security.
In this learning activity you'll explore the process that servers follow to take a name entered on a computer browser and convert it to an IP address.