IOT Networking and Messaging Protocols-Quick Overview

The Internet of things will utilize the existing networking infrastructure,technologies and protocols currently used in homes/offices and on the Internet, and will introduce many more. The purpose of this article is to give you a quick overview of what networking protocols are likely to be used to build the IOT. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 1.5/5]

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DNS Zones and Zone Files Explained

DNS is comprised logically of Domains but physically of zones. A domain is a logical division of the DNS name space whereas a zone is physical, as the information is stored in a file called a zone file. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Host Name Resolution Methods Explained

When you type an Internet address into a web browser the web browser needs to convert that web address into an IP address. To do that is uses the the name resolution processes provided by the host machine. There are several ways that the host machine can resolve a domain name. The main ones are: Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 5    Average: 4.4/5]

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DNS Lookups Explained

In this tutorial we will examine what happens when you use DNS to lookup or resolve a domain name to an IP address. We look at how DNS lookups work, and the exact process involved when looking up a domain name. We follow the client DNS query as it is processed by the various DNS servers in the response chain. Before we start it might be useful to compare DNS name resolution with a standard question and answer that takes place in everyday life. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 5    Average: 5/5]

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SSL and SSL Certificates Explained

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer security (TLS ) are protocols that provide secure communications over a computer network or link. They are commonly used in web browsing and email. In this tutorial we will look: TLS and SSL Public and Private keys Why we need certificates and what they do How to get a digital certificate and understand the different common certificate types. What is TLS TLS is based on SSL and was developed as a replacement in response to known vulnerabilities in SSLv3. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 5    Average:

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Understanding The Domain Name Structure

To understand the domain name structure you really need to understand the problem the structure was meant to solve. The Domain Name Structure and Domain Name System were developed to organise and find the IP addresses of Computers on large distributed networks. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 5    Average: 5/5]

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Choosing an ISP (Internet Service Provider)

To connect to the Internet you need an Internet connection provided by an Internet Service Provider, commonly known as an ISP. ISPs  provide users and businesses with access to the Internet, and associated services. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Introduction to HTTP : Understanding HTTP Basics

HTTP stands for hypertext transfer protocol and is used to transfer data across the Web. The first version of the protocol had only one method, namely GET, which would request a page from a server. The response from the server was always an HTML page.- Wiki To give you an idea of how simple the HTTP protocol started out take a look at the Original specification ( only 1 page). Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]

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Public Wi-Fi and Mobile Wi-Fi Networks

Public  Wi-Fi is available in many countries and locations, and is provided by a variety of organisations. In many cases it is free, but there are also subscription and pay as you go access options. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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Secure Browsing Using HTTPS

HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol) is the protocol(set of rules) used between a web browser and web server for reading web pages. Information sent over HTTP is unsecured, but this isn’t a problem with most web activity like reading news online, watching videos etc. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]

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