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Network Sales and Services Handbook by Matthew J. Castelli

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Chapter 20. The Internet

The following topics are covered in this chapter:

  • WWW

  • URL

  • Internet Programming Languages

  • Peering

The Internet is a computer network made up of thousands of such computer networks worldwide, with each computer communicating by using the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite.

In addition to using TCP/IP for communication, these Internet computers use client/server architecture, meaning that the server provides files and services to the end-user client, as illustrated in Figure 20-1.

Figure 20-1. Client/Server Architecture

Figure 20-1. Figure 20-1. Client/Server Architecture

When a user views a web page, the web browser (client) requests information ...

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