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Video Over IP, 2nd Edition by Wes Simpson

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5 IP NETWORKING BASICS

 

 

An understanding of the basic principles of Internet Protocol (IP) networking will make our discussions of video transport much easier to understand and to put into context. In this chapter, along with an overview of IP, we will look at Ethernet technology, which is the most commonly used network technology for IP transport.

Readers with significant networking experience may choose to skip this chapter, but please understand that we will cover terminology used in the remainder of this book. By the end of this chapter, readers should understand how both IP and Ethernet fit into the wide array of networking technologies and be familiar with some of the terminology associated with IP networking.

HOW IP FITS IN

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