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Networking For Dummies, 10th Edition by Doug Lowe

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Chapter 1

Let’s Network!

In This Chapter

arrow Getting a handle on networks

arrow Considering why networking is useful (and is everywhere)

arrow Telling the difference between servers and clients

arrow Looking under the hood at the network operating system

arrow Asking “How does it work when a network works if a network works for me?” (Say what?)

arrow Assessing how networks change computing life

arrow Identifying (and offering sympathy to) the network administrator

arrow Comparing servers to clients: What have they got that you don’t got?

Computer networks get a bad rap in the movies. In the classic Terminator movies, Skynet (a computer network of the future) takes over the planet, builds deadly terminator robots, and sends them ...

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