An Overview of Collision Domains

When you're studying to pass the CCNA exam and earn your certification, you're introduced to a great many terms that are either totally new to you or seem familiar, but you're not quite sure what they are. The term "collision domain" falls into the latter category for many CCNA candidates.What exactly is "colliding" in the first place, and why do we care?   It's the data that is being sent out onto an Ethernet segment that we're concerned with here.  Ethernet uses Carrier Sense Multiple ...
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Effective Web Search with Google's "My Search History" Tool

You were looking for certain information on the web. After several attempts using different words and phrases with your favorite search engine, you finally have found the required information but, as it happens, forgot to bookmark the pages. In a few days when you needed to check out the same pages again, to your utter dismay, you realized that you couldn't recall how you searched out those pages. Sounds familiar? If you are like me, you probably face this problem quite frequently! Finding the ...
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Internet Privacy

Answer truthfully now, if you were walking through a public library with your kids, what emotion would you feel if someone was surfing hardcore pornographic sites where everyone in the place could look over his shoulder and see it? Would you be embarrassed? Outraged? Upset? Shamed? Would you want the government to step in? This is a very thorny and interesting issue. I don't see a clear cut, obvious solution that magically appearing out of nowhere. It's not a new issue by any means ...
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"Is the Internet the World's Largest Midway?"

Why do I call the Internet the "World's Largest Midway"? I spent 16 years in the carnival business and I was pretty successful at it. If you've ever been to the fair, you might relate to some of my reasons. Did you ever notice how they set up the good stuff, the real nifty rides, way down at the end of a long line of "joints" full of hawkers and talkers. Yep, that's what they call those tents and trailers where you can "WIN" the world's largest teddy bear, "joints". If you don't want to walk by ...
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Web Hosting

When choosing a web hosting company there are a whole lot of different factors that should go into your decision making process. One of the biggest factors should be: 1) Phone support. Email support is nice, but email occasionally falls in between the virtual cracks. Getting someone on the phone when your site goes down can take a lot of mystery out of the entire process. A lot of the bigger web hosting companies offer toll free support and weekend hours to boot. Phone support is a great ...
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THE INTERNET ADVENTURES OF STUPIDMAN #3

Stupidman Brands the Book, Sends Email Attachment This is the 4th issue of The Internet Adventures of Stupidman. If you can't find the previous issues and you really want them......you need a hobby. Just kidding, email stupidmansfz@yahoo.com(remember the "junk" email address assignment in the 3rd issue?}. I only check this account a couple times a week but I will respond. If you are reading this, then the idea I took from Internet Profit Pearls in Chapters 4&11 really works. Can you ...
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"Secret Key To The Internet!"

The dot.com graveyard is littered with the remains of 100's of 1000's of online business ventures that simply went bust. Some of those businesses were mom and pop outfits while others had multi-millions of venture capital dollars to make them strong yet they all failed miserably for one simple reason: they did not understand the "Secret Key To The Internet"! Perhaps it is because the "Secret Key" is so simple that it manages to elude our scrutiny and understanding. No, it is not about numbers ...
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PcAnywhere

If you've ever managed or had to deal with more than one computer system, then you've undoubtedly wanted to be able to control one remotely at one time or another. In my job, my staff and I manage about a thousand computer systems (servers and workstations). Our staff is small and busy, and even taking the time to walk over to a local system can sometimes be a hassle. There is so much to do and no time to do it in. On top of that, our systems are spread all over the country, in a dozen states ...
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Reseller Hosting Explained

Reseller Defined: The term Reseller according to the dictionary means to sell again i.e. to sell a product or service to the public or to an end user, especially as an authorized dealer, while making sure that you make a profit on the sale. Reseller Hosting Reseller hosting is no different either, a reseller buys a Web hosting package from a hosting company and tries to sell it independently. The profit for the reseller lies in either the discount or in the commission s/he gets from selling an ...
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Best Internet Service Provider

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