link state routing protocol

What is Link State Routing Protocol? Before getting into the details, let’s understand how packet routes in a computer network.  The primary goal of a computer network is to enable computing devices to communicate with each other.  The devices may be connected directly or may be via one or more intermediate devices such as routers. For example, when you browse …

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what is nas storage

What is Network Attached Storage (NAS)? When you start creating content as a team member or as a freelancer. Data backup is the first thing that you should focus on.  The simplest solution is to use an external hard drive. Comes in many different shapes and sizes. They are typically fast, affordable, and very convenient for storing and backing up …

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csma cd/ca protocol

What is the CSMA CD/CA protocol? – CSMA CD vs CSMA CA. The CSMA stands for Carrier sense multiple access, a method for accessing underlying shared channels (e.g LAN ) for sending a frame.  The protocol works at the data link layer of the OSI model.  Within the data link, the MAC sublayer implements channel access. With CSMA, a node states …

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soho network and router

SOHO network and SOHO Router in computer networking? The SOHO full form is a Small Office/Home Office. If you look both are similar networks. A home office or small office, both have a limited number of network devices.  There may be only, 3 PCs, one printer, and maybe some other one or two devices.  In this tutorial, we will discuss …

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what is collision domain

What is the Collision domain in a computer network? While setting or using a computer network you never worry about the collision frequency.  But it will get important when the number of hosts keeps increasing and the network becomes slower and slower.  In this tutorial, we will discuss the collision domain and how various network topology and devices affect the …

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what is VRF

What is VRF and VRF Lite? The VRF’s full form in networking is Virtual Routing and Forwarding.  A network router does a lookup in the routing table and forwards the packet towards the next hop. The routing table is global and applicable to all network traffic coming in. But what is Virtual Routing or VRF? It is similar to IP …

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