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An Introduction to Ethernet Switching

When you stop to think how well the internet is put together, you start to wonder how the internet coexists with all the chaos that results from broadcasts, data collision, and data loops. Yet, despite the odds, the internet is still (currently) alive and thriving today. But what can we attribute this achievement to? As […]

31Jan2008 | | 4 comments | Continued
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What Is The Difference Between A Hub And A Switch?

A hub and switch essentially accomplish the same thing, although their methods are different. Both can be used to regenerate degraded signals (acting as a repeater), and both can be used to split a signal into multiple signals (handy for splitting up an internet connection to your home network, for instance). But should you really […]

28Jan2008 | | 10 comments | Continued