What is the Internet?
Chapter goals; a nuts-and-bolts and a services description. What is a protocol?
The Network Edge
Access networks, physical media
The Network Core
Forwarding, routing; packet switching; curcuit switching; a network of networks
Performance: Delay, Loss and Throughput in Computer Networks
Packet delay and loss, end-end throughput
Protocol layers and Their Service Models
Layered architecture, encapulation.
Networks under attack
What can bad actors do? What defenses?
History of Computer Networking; Chapter 1 Summary
From 1961 until today!