A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE
ORDER OF DISCUSSION
•Advanced Research Projects
•Commercial Internet Exchange
Advanced Research Projects Agency
The catalyst to the internet was know as ARPANET.
Initially developed to withstand a nuclear attack since we were
currently at war with Japan and soon to be Russia.
First type of communication to use packets for sending information
Meeting took place between Department of Defense representatives
and ARPA University contractors.
Possibility of file sharing between UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, Stanford
Research Institute, and the University of Utah.
First protocols for file sharing were developed.
Email & Network Protocols
Development was streamlined towards the development of
controlling and managing networks
Moving messages to different subnets including remote access.
First email was sent in 1972
Number of computers connected to the network grew from sixty
three connected machines to over two hundred in 1980.
TCP/IP & DNS
1983 - TCP/IP first introduced
Named server established by University of Wisconsin
1986 – DNS first established
National Science Foundation developed NSFNET
1989 - ARPANET ended
1995 – Java and Java script were developed.
Virtual Environments introduced.
Microsoft reestablished as a “internet company.”
Gopher released – used to retrieve data.
Mosaic – first web browser to utilize the World Wide Web.
Pentium processor first introduced.
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