How does the internet work?

IP

TCP

HTTP

DNS

Summary

  • Clients (any machine that requires information from the network)
  • Servers (machines that have a special connection to the network and provide information through it)
  • ISP or internet service providers (companies that maintain and provide network connection to clients and servers)
  • Routers (special machines that act as packet managers and dictate how packet travel through the network)

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