|What is the internet?
|The internet is hardware that connects multiple computers using servers and routers.
|What are the 4 main components of the internet?
|Router Server Connecting Backbone Client
|What is the router?
|A router is a piece of hardware that connects two or more computers.
|How does the router work?
|The router is sent data which is then directed in data packets to the correct destination using IP addresses. The router also handles things going in the opposite direction.
|What is a client?
|A computer which uses the services provided by the server
|What is the server?
|A computer or program which runs to serve the needs of other computers.
|What does the server do?
|It runs software to meet the requirements of clients. There are multiple types of servers; client servers, web servers, and email servers.
|What is the Connecting backbone?
|The connecting backbone is the main connecting data routes between large networks and small networks.
|What are the large networks?
|Large networks are things on the internet
|What are small networks?
|Small networks are things in local regions
|What does a print server do?
|This puts your work into the printer queue when you want to print it and then it prints when your work is at the top of the queue