Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lab 5 Web & FTP Servers

Lab 5:  Web & FTP Servers by:  James Moore, Partner:  Matt Balderree Questions:  According to Netcraft, what is the most popular type of web server in operation?  Apache.  Has this always been the case?  No, in the early 90s NCSA … Continue reading

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Blog 5

This week was used to review for our test.  We cleared the room out and were given 4 cards with a networking subject on it.  We then went around the room and compared cards and how they relate to each … Continue reading

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Lab 4: Exploring TCP/IP Networks (Part 1)

Lab 4:  Exploring TCP/IP Networks (Part 1) by:  James Moore Objectives:  Configure a simple class “B” network Equipment List:  2 x Mac Laptops, 1x PC, 1 Switch, 1 router. Notes and Observations:  Setup a stand-alone class “B” network with the … Continue reading

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This week we dove deeper into the OSI model into layer 2 and layer 3.  In layer 2 we discussed how switches work and they handle traffic on their network.  We used a whiteboard and drew different computers hooked into … Continue reading

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Lab 3: The OSI Model

Lab 3:  The OSI Model by:  James Moore, Partner:  Matt Balderree Objectives:  Using the command prompt determine your IP address. Equipment List:  Mac Laptop (ONLY EQUIPMENT USED THROUGHOUT LAB) Notes and Observations:  By using the Terminal application I was able … Continue reading

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For this week we discussed the OSI Model.  The OSI model having seven layers.  I learned the devices and hardware used in each layer of the OSI model and the protocols used.  I learned a memorization acronym for the seven … Continue reading

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Critique of Apple ad “1984”

Analysis & Critique of Apple’s Ad “1984”             In 1984, during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII, one of the most famous commercials of all time aired to millions of viewers.  At the end of this 60 second ad, … Continue reading

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