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CIS105 Chap 2


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today approximately how many people connect to the internet?
1/2 billion
web, email, newsgroups, message boards, mailing lists, chat rooms, and instant messaging are all?
internet services
internet roots which allow scientists to work togther
any computer that provides services to other computers on a network
today approximately how many hosts are on the internet?
150 million
oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the internet
World wide web consortium (W3C)
how many organizations are members of (W3C)?
more than 500
technologies that provide higher speed internet connections using copper telephone lines
DSL stands for
Digital subscriber line
ISDN stands for?
Intergrated services digital network
a regional or national access provider
(ISP) internet service provider
earth link is an example of?
internet service provider
has many members only features ex: AOL and MSN
(OSP) online service provider
company that provides wireless internet access to users with wireless modems or web-enabled mobile devices
(WISP) wireless internet sevice provider
AT&T wireless and verizon wireless are examples of?
(WISP) wireless internet service providers
several main transmission media which carry the heaviest amount of traffic on the internet
internet backbone
a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the internet
(IP) internet protocol address
4 groups of numbers, seperated by a period
IP address
Ist group of numbers in an IP addres identifies
Last group of numbers in a IP address identifies
individual computer
text version of one or more IP addresses
domain name
com portion of a domain that identifies type or organization associated with the domain
top-level domain
outside the US top level domains include
country code
top level domain- com stands for
commercial organizations, businesses and companies
top level domain- edu stands for
educational organizations
top level domain- gov stands for
government agencies
top level domain mil stands for
military organizations
top level domain- net stands for
network providers
top level domain- org stands for
nonprofit organizations
newer top level domain- museum stands for
accredited museums
newer top level domain- biz stands for
newer top level domain- info stands for
business organizations, or individuals providing general information
newer top level domain- name stands for
individuals or families
newer top level domain- pro stands for
proffesional certified doctors, lawyers, and accountants
newer top level domain- aero stands for
aviation community members
newer top level domain- coop stands for
credit unions and rural electric co-ops
websites are stored on
web servers
application software that allows users to access and view web pages
web browser/browser
internet explorer, netscape, and mozilla are examples of?
web browsers
the process of a computer receiving information, such as web pages, from a server on the internet
web page's unique address
(URL) uniform resouce locator
(URL) uniform resource locator is another name for?
web address
is a set of rules that defines how pages transfer on the web
(http) hypertext transfer protocol
http stands for
hypertext transfer protocol
delivers requested web pages to your computer
web server
built-in connection to another related web page or part of a web page
hyperlink (link)
using links to explore the web
surfing the web
web site that offers a variety of internet services from a single convienent location
web site that contains content that describes a cause, opinion, or idea
refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality
graphic format that compresses graphics to reduce file size, but maintain quality
another graphic format that compresses to reduce file size other than JPEG
small version of a larger graphic
reduces audio file to about 1/10 the size while preserving much of the quality
the process of transferring data in a continous even flow
streaming audio, view longer or live video images as they download to your computer
(MPEG) moving pictures experts group
use of computers to stimulate a real or imagined environment that appears as a three-dimensional space
virtual reality (VR)
a program that extends the capability of a browser
acrobat reader, flash player, quick time and real one player are examples of
is the business transaction that occurs over an electronic network, such as the internet
shopping, investing, and banking are examples of
combination of a user name and a domain name
email address
holds messages in your mailbox until you use your e-mail
incoming mail server
is an internet standard that permits the process of file uploading and downloading (transferring) with other computers on the internet
(FTP) file transfer protocol
process of transferring documents graphics, and other objects from your computer to a server on the internet
an online area in which users have written discussions about a particular subject
news group
to participate in a news group you use a program called a
news reader
web- based discussion group
message board
to start a chat session you need to connect to a
chat server
the development and maintenance of web pages
web publishing
how many steps of web publishing?
step one of web publishing is
plan a web site
step two of web publishing is
analyze and design a web site
step 3 of web publishing is
create a web site
step 4 of web publishing is
deploy a web site
step 5 of web publishing is
maintain a web site

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