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The Illustrated Network, 2nd Edition by Walter Goralski

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Chapter 3

Network Link Technologies

Abstract

In this chapter, you will learn more about the links used to connect the nodes of the Illustrated Network. We’ll investigate the frame types used in various technologies and how they carry packets. We’ll take a long look at Ethernet, and mention many other link types used primarily in private networks.

You will learn about SONET/SDH, DSL, and wireless technologies as well as Ethernet. All four link types are used on the Illustrated Network.

Keywords

Ethernet; wireless network; frames; synchronous optical network (SONET); digital subscriber line (DSL)

What You Will Learn

In this chapter, you will learn more about the links used to connect the nodes of the Illustrated Network. We’ll investigate the frame ...

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