Monday, August 29, 2005

Admin Tip: Wireless bridging

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August 29, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- Bridging Windows wirelessly
-- Networks are like onions
-- Prioritizing programs
-- LAN Administration Guide
-- Is Cisco still the router king?
-- Gigabit Ethernet and 10-Gigabit Ethernet
-- The Missing Link: Brain food

ADVICE
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BRIDGING WINDOWS WIRELESSLY | by Tom Lancaster

Have two groups of PCs in different locations that you need to
connect? Many admins don't know that Windows XP offers a bridging
feature that can be a useful solution when combined with a couple of
wireless cards.
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NETWORKS ARE LIKE ONIONS | The Connected Edge with Loki Jorgenson

Your network is like an onion -- a series of concentric bottlenecks,
located at different components and at different layers, along the
end-to-end path. In this featured column, Loki uses an interesting
analogy between an onion and your network to help you improve your
application performance.
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/infoCenter/tip/0,294276,sid7_gci1117430_iid2651,00.html?track=NL-86&ad=525566

PRIORITIZING PROGRAMS | Tom Lancaster

There is a very underutilized method of cheaply improving CPU
performance: prioritizing programs. Although it is seldom used,
Windows and most other operating systems have ways of prioritizing
the CPU time allocated to various processes. It may seem simple, but
that extra CPU time could help get that big project finished by the
deadline.
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid7_gci1077345,00.html?track=NL-86&ad=525566

ALSO ON SEARCHNETWORKING.COM
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LAN ADMINISTRATION GUIDE
LAN administration is an arduous task. The administrator's
responsibilities often involve many different aspects and may include
such tasks as planning for network capacity, maintenance, backup and
storage, technical documentation, troubleshooting, security and virus
prevention as well as managing users. This guide offers you
assistance in each area of your responsibilities -- broken down by
task. You'll find tutorials, tips and advice to help you every step
of the way.
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/infoCenter/tip/0,294276,sid7_gci1074745_tax300805_iid2651,00.html?track=NL-86&ad=525566

IS CISCO STILL THE ROUTER KING? | NEWS EXCLUSIVE
Juniper may be creeping into Cisco's territory, but a recent study
found that while 8% of network admins were considering purchasing
Juniper routers, 86% were looking to Cisco.
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid7_gci1119098,00.html?track=NL-86&ad=525566

GIGABIT ETHERNET AND 10-GIGABIT ETHERNET | FASTFACTS
Gigabit Ethernet provides a data rate of 1 billion bits per second.
You can learn all about it in about the same time with this
installment of FastFacts.
http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid7_gci1079203,00.html?track=NL-86&ad=525566

THE MISSING LINK
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BRAIN FOOD | Whatis.com
A keystone jack is a male connector used in data communications,
particularly local area networks. True or false?

Answer:
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