Web Science/Part1: Foundations of the web/Internet Architecture

The complete Internet protocol suite is open. The goal of the following lessons is to understand the Internet Protocol Suite with its 4 layers commonly known as TCP/IP Protocol family. Completing the Block on Internet Architecture you will

  • understand the design principles of the web (decentrality, openness and interoperability)
  • understand the internet protocoll suite
  • know at least one protocol from each layer of the internet protocol suite (Ethernet, IP, TCP, DNS)
  • have a basic understanding on how internet service providers operate

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