How the Internet works

All about Internet!

Web Cache Server

  1. A web cache (or HTTP cache) is an information technology for the temporary storage (caching) of web documents, such as HTML pages and images, to reduce bandwidth usage, server load, and perceived lag.

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Internet Protocol address (IP address)

An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
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Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

URL is the address of a web page. Each page has its own unique web address (URL). This is how your computer locates the web page that you are trying to find
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Internet service provider (ISP)

  1. An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet. Internet service providers may be organized in various forms, such as commercial, community-owned, non-profit, or otherwise privately owned.

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Domain name system (DNS)

DNS stands for domain name system and is an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses (Internet Protocol addresses)
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Trasmation Control Protocol (TCP)

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet. It can also be used as a communications protocol in a private network (either an intranet or an exttranet).
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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

  1. The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.

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World Wide Web (WWW)

  1. The World Wide Web is an information system of interlinked hypertext documents that are accessed via the Internet and built on top of the Domain Name System.

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