MIS Test 2 Ch 4 Part 1

  1. A
    project started by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in 1969 as both
    an experiment in reliable networking and a means to link the DoD and
    military research contractors, including many universities doing
    military-funded research.
  2. A
    wireless communications specification that describes how cell phones,
    computers, faxes, personal digital assistants, printers, and other
    electronic devices can be interconnected over distances of 10–30 feet at
    a rate of about 2 Mbps.
  3. A relative term but generally means a telecommunications system that can exchange data very quickly.
    broadband communications
  4. A markup language for defining the visual design of a Web page or group of pages.
    Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
  5. An approach to processing wherein all processing occurs in a single location or facility.
    centralized processing
  6. The rate at which data is exchanged, usually measured in bits per second (bps).
    channel bandwidth
  7. An
    approach to computing wherein multiple computer platforms are dedicated
    to special functions, such as database management, printing,
    communications, and program execution.
    client/server architecture
  8. The communications media, devices, and software needed to connect two or more computer systems or devices.
    computer network
  9. A
    method for transferring large media files over the Internet so that the
    data stream of voice and pictures plays more or less continuously as
    the file is being downloaded.
    content streaming
  10. An approach to processing wherein processing devices are placed at various remote locations.
    decentralized processing
  11. An
    approach to processing wherein processing devices are placed at remote
    locations but are connected to each other via a network.
    distributed processing
  12. The markup language designed to transport and store data on the Web.
    Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  13. A
    network based on Web technologies that allows selected outsiders, such
    as business partners and customers, to access authorized resources of a
    company’s intranet.
  14. Codes
    that tell the Web browser how to format text—as a heading, as a list,
    or as body text—and whether images, sound, and other elements should be
    HTML tags
  15. Highlighted text or graphics in a Web document, that, when clicked, opens a new Web page containing related content.
  16. The standard page description language for Web pages.
    Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  17. A method that allows two or more people to communicate online in real time using the Internet.
    instant messaging
  18. A communication standard that enables computers to route communications traffic from one network to another as needed.
    Internet Protocol (IP)
  19. Any organization that provides Internet access to people.
    Internet service provider (ISP)
  20. A 64-bit number that identifies a computer on the Internet.
    IP address
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MIS Test 2 Ch 4 Part 1
MIS Test 2 Ch 4 Part 1