How Does It Work ?

*The Internet*

*IP Adress*

Definition: a unique string of numbers separated by full stops that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.


Definition: A URL is one type of Uniform Resource Identifier for types of names and addresses that refer to objects on the World Wide Web


Definition: An abbreviation for World Wide Web


Definition: a company that provides individuals and other companies access to the Internet and other related services such as Web site building and virtual hosting.

*Web Cache Server*

Definition: an information technology for the temporary storage (caching) of web documents, such as HTML pages and images


Defintion: DNS is an abbreviation for Domain Name System, a system for naming computers and network services that is organized into a hierarchy of domains


Definition: TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is a standard that defines how to establish and maintain a network conversation via which application program can exchange data


Definition: HTTP also known as Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. The Hypertext Transfer Protocol provides a standard for Web browsers and servers to communicate