How the Internet Works
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Internet Protocol Address (IP)
An Internet Protocol Address is a numerical label assigned to each device participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
An Internet service provider is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
Domain Name Server (DNS)
A DNS server is a server software program that performs Domain Name Services. This involves taking a full host name such as 'www.vicomsoft.com' or a domain name such as 'vicomsoft.com' and returning the corresponding Internet Protocol address such as 126.96.36.199.
World Wide Web (WWW)
The World Wide Web (www) is an information system of interlinked hypertext documents that are accessed via the Internet and built on top of the Domain Name System.
Uniform Resource Locator
URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is the address of a web page.
Transmission Control Protocol
TCP is one of the main protocols in TCP/IP networks. Whereas the IPprotocol deals only with packets, TCP enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and also guarantees that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
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.