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Essential Guide to Home Networking Technologies, The by GERARD O'DRISCOLL

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What Will I Learn?

After reading this book, you should be able to:

  • Understand the core computing models that are used to run digital applications across an in-home network.

  • Recognize the companies and organizations that are developing technologies for the home networking marketplace.

  • List and explain the broadband technologies that are used to connect home networks to the Internet—DSL, HFC, wireless cable, satellite, and powerline wide area networks.

  • Understand phone-line technologies and the standards group that has been established to promote this technology—Home Phoneline Networking Alliance.

  • Explain how powerline technology allows home networking users to transmit data over the existing AC infrastructure.

  • List and explain the most popular powerline ...

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