In 2011 over 2 billion people where connected to the Internet (Wiki),and over the past 10 years the Internet has become just as important as TV, radio, and the telephone.
Daily internet usage continues to grow and Internet access is vital to our daily lives.
With the growing use of Internet/network enabled devices there will a growing need for almost everyone to have a basic understanding of basic computer networking .
To get you started I’ve created a short basic computer networking course that will introduce you to the basic networking technologies and how they work on a network.
The Internet is a global communications network built around the technology developed in the 1960s by ARPA (later DARPA) for the United states Government.
The Internet is built around the TCP/IPprotocol suite. which consists of many protocols like IP,TCP, HTTP,FTP etc,
In addition, services like DNS,DHCP etc have been developed that make networking and using the Internet, and the web easier . See
Future Internet- Smart Everything The Internet of Things (IOT)
The Internet revolution is just beginning.
The first wave of the Internet involved connecting people to each other and people to information.
The next wave of the Internet will involve connecting the physical world to the Internet, and machines to each other.
Today we have the Smart phone tomorrow the smart car and the smart home. Today we have the Smart phone tomorrow the smart car and the smart home.
All of these devices will be made Smart by connecting them together with other systems via networks, and the Internet.
Although the existing network infrastructure will continue to be used, the Internet of things is also going to require a new infrastructure consisting of new protocols, hardware and technologies. See IOT Networking Guide for Beginners
About This Site
The aim of this website is to help you understand the basic networking and Internet technologies and services that are currently being used, and that are being developed for the IOT.
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