HOW THE INTERNET WORKS

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Web Cache Server

A cache server is a dedicated network server or service acting as a server that saves Web pages or other Internet content locally. By placing previously requested information in temporary storage, or cache, a cache server both speeds up access to data and reduces demand on an enterprise's bandwidth.

Ip Adress

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

Isp

An ISP (Internet service provider) is a company that provides individuals and o ther companies access to the Internet and other related services such as Web site building and virtual hosting.

Dns

DNS is an abbreviation for Domain Name System, a system for naming computers and network services that is organized into a hierarchy of domains. DNS naming is used in TCP/IP networks, such as the Internet, to locate computers and services through user-friendly names.

Url

A URL is one type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI); the generic term for all types of names and addresses that refer to objects on the World Wide Web. The term "Web address" is a synonym for a URL that uses the HTTP / HTTPS protocol.