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What is Rate Adaptation?

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Moumita

Updated on 07-Oct-2019 07:58:53

Rate adaptation is a criteria that determines the performance of IEEE 802.11 wireless networks, or WiFi. Rate adaptation allows transmission to be done at different rates within the wireless network, depending upon the network conditions.In wireless networks, the signal may be strong or weak. Through rate adaptation technique, the data ... Read More

The 802.11 Physical Layer

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Updated on 07-Oct-2019 07:57:21

IEEE 802.11 standard, popularly known as WiFi, lays down the architecture and specifications of wireless LANs (WLANs). WiFi or WLAN uses high frequency radio waves instead of cables for connecting the devices in LAN. Users connected by WLANs can move around within the area of network coverage.IEEE 802.11 ArchitectureThe physical ... Read More

What is ad-hoc network?

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Updated on 07-Oct-2019 07:49:26

An ad hoc network is one that is spontaneously formed when devices connect and communicate with each other. The term ad hoc is a Latin word that literally means "for this, " implying improvised or impromptu.Ad hoc networks are mostly wireless local area networks (LANs). The devices communicate with each ... Read More

What are IEEE 802.11 networks?

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:43:18

IEEE 802.11 standard, popularly known as WiFi, lays down the architecture and specifications of wireless LANs (WLANs). WiFi or WLAN uses high-frequency radio waves instead of cables for connecting the devices in LAN. Users connected by WLANs can move around within the area of network coverage.IEEE 802.11 ArchitectureThe components of ... Read More

What are wireless LANs?

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:38:37

Wireless LANs (WLANs) are wireless computer networks that use high-frequency radio waves instead of cables for connecting the devices within a limited area forming LAN (Local Area Network). Users connected by wireless LANs can move around within this limited area such as home, school, campus, office building, railway platform, etc.Most ... Read More

What is Carrier Ethernet?

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:35:05

Carrier Ethernet is an application of Ethernet technology that allows network providers to offer Ethernet services to their customers and to use Ethernet technology. It enables Internet access and communication among local area networks (LANs) of business, academic, private and government organizations.The services and standards of carrier Ethernet have been ... Read More

Retrospective on Ethernet

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Moumita

Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:31:55

Ethernet is a set of technologies and protocols that are used primarily in LANs. It was first standardized in the 1980s as IEEE 802.3 standard. It has been around since its inception and has seen different phases of development. A few other technologies have seen such consistency in usability.Advantages of ... Read More

10-Gigabit Ethernet

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:28:44

In computer networks, 10-Gigabit Ethernet is the family of Ethernet technologies that achieve maximum rates up to 10 gigabits per second (10 Gbps). It is also known as 10GE, 10GbE or 10 GigE. It is defined by the IEEE 802.3ae-2002 standard.10GE is a thousand times faster than standard Ethernet and ... Read More

Jumbo Frames in Computer Network

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:26:37

In computer networks, jumbo frames are Ethernet frames with payload size greater than 1500 bytes. Here, 1500 bytes is the maximum transmission unit (MTU) set by IEEE 802.3 standard. The maximum size of the jumbo frames is 9000 bytes.FeaturesJumbo frames are generally used in local area networks (LANs) with high ... Read More

The original fast Ethernet cabling

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Updated on 30-Aug-2019 12:14:34

Cabling in Fast Ethernet is done using both copper wires and fiber optic cables. Fast Ethernet carries data traffic at 100 Mbps (Megabits per second) in local area networks (LAN). So, the cabling should be able to handle this data speed. Earlier copper wires cannot be used for their inability ... Read More

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