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Content Networking Fundamentals by Silvano Da Ros

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Chapter 2. Exploring the Network Layers

Exploring the Network Layers
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This Chapter will give you an overview of networking terms and concepts of the TCP/IP protocol suite against the backdrop of Layers 1–4 of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model. The following topics are covered:

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Physical Layer—The physical layer covers the mechanical and electrical properties of the physical medium with respect to copper and fiber cabling specifications, binary signaling, and encoding technologies.

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Data Link Layer—The Ethernet data link layer is used predominantly in content networking implementations. Ethernet data ...

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