By Dennis Fontaine, Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll explore bandwidth.
Firewalls: Packet Filters
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
Basics of the SELECT Statement
By Glen Orsburn
Learners use this Structured Query Language tutorial to gain an understanding of how a SELECT statement is built. This learning object has audio content.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll examine the software operation Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), which automatically performs TCP/IP configurations.
Learners consider the most common types of electromagnetic waves and the kinds of hardware used in a wireless network. A short quiz completes the activity.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
Visual Studio: Connecting to Team Foundation Service
By Brian Foote
In this learning activity, you’ll practice connecting to the Team Foundation Service (TFS) and your local code repository to get existing code.
How Switches Increase Speed
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
By Joseph Wetzel
In this learning activity, you'll explore what malware is, what the different types of malware are, and how you can protect your computer from these threats.
How to Send an E-mail Message
By Beth Baar
In this interactive lesson, learners read and hear instructions for sending an e-mail. Steps are given for composing an e-mail message and for sending it. Students have an opportunity to write their own messages. A quiz follows the instruction.
In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.
The IP Address Format
In this learning activity you'll examine the format of an IP address and interpret the octet by converting between decimal and binary numbers.
Visual Studio: Creating a New VSTS Repository
In this learning activity, you'll practice creating a new repository in Visual Studio Online, a cloud-based version control system.
Firewall: Stateful Packet Inspection
In this learning activity you'll examine a stateful packet inspection firewall that keeps track of legitimate Internet service requests, also known as dynamic packet filtering.
How the Ethernet Works
In this learning activity you'll explore how computers connected on a network use Ethernet technology.
IP Addressing and Subnetting
In this learning activity you'll review how a local area network computer uses a subnet mask to determine if its message is intended for a computer on the same network or on a remote network.
Understanding Cloud Service Types
By Jeff Sonnleitner
You'll explore the three main services of cloud computing: Software as a service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service.
Authentication versus Authorization
In this learning activity you'll review the differences between identification, authentication, and authorization.
Data Manipulation Language
Explore what DML is including its main commands INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and SELECT.
Components of a Computer Workstation: Skills Check 1
By Dar DeBruin-Hein
In this interactive exercise, learners label the components of a workstation, a Windows desktop, and an application window.
Internet Components: Skills Check 3
In a series of interactive exercises, learners identify the parts of a URL, a Web site, and an e-mail memo. Students are given their score at the end of the activity.
In this learning activity, we’ll explore what RESTful services are, how they interact with clients and servers, and finally, understand how it works within an HTTP framework.
Learners observe animations showing how data is converted between serial and parallel flow.
DDoS - Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
Explore what DDoS attacks are, the methods used to carry them out, and how to prevent them.
Understanding Common DDL Statements
In this learning activity, you’ll explore the Data Definition Language (DDL) including its three main commands: CREATE, ALTER, and DROP.