An introduction to the elements that make the Internet possible
How the Internet Works
Presented by Lionnel Yamentou
Agenda
• Definition: The Internet
• Quick Facts
• Hardware and Software
• The Processes
• Questions?
• Fun Quiz
Definition: The Internet
• The Internet is a global
network connecting millions of
computers.
Quick Facts
• 1960s: Research started
• 1971: The first email was sent
• 1990s: WWW was born
• 2012: 2.4 Billion Internet ...
Hardware and Software
• Hardware
• Servers
• Routers
• Software
• TCP/IP Protocol
• Operating Systems
The Processes
Fun Quiz
Quiz Questions (3)
• What’s the difference
between the Internet and the
World Wide Web?
Quiz Questions (2)
• What’s the difference
between an IP address and a
domain name?
Quiz Questions (1)
• What does HTTP stand for?
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol
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A presentation about the major components of the Internet and how they work. Internet, DNS, Routers, TCP/IP, Fun Quiz questions at the end.

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How the Internet Works

  1. 1. An introduction to the elements that make the Internet possible How the Internet Works Presented by Lionnel Yamentou
  2. 2. Agenda • Definition: The Internet • Quick Facts • Hardware and Software • The Processes • Questions? • Fun Quiz
  3. 3. Definition: The Internet • The Internet is a global network connecting millions of computers.
  4. 4. Quick Facts • 1960s: Research started • 1971: The first email was sent • 1990s: WWW was born • 2012: 2.4 Billion Internet users
  5. 5. Hardware and Software • Hardware • Servers • Routers • Software • TCP/IP Protocol • Operating Systems
  6. 6. The Processes
  7. 7. Fun Quiz
  8. 8. Quiz Questions (3) • What’s the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web?
  9. 9. Quiz Questions (2) • What’s the difference between an IP address and a domain name?
  10. 10. Quiz Questions (1) • What does HTTP stand for? Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol

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