Content-addressed memory (CAM)

Content-addressed memory (CAM) is a type of computer memory that stores data based on its content, rather than its location. CAM is typically used for fast searches of large data sets, such as those found in network routers. CAM works by storing a data set in a table, with each entry in the table corresponding … Read more

Byte caching

Byte caching is a technique used to improve network performance by reducing the amount of data that needs to be transmitted over the network. Byte caching works by storing a copy of frequently accessed data in a local cache, which can then be accessed more quickly than if the data was retrieved from the remote … Read more


Nginx is a web server that can be used to serve web pages. It is also a reverse proxy server, meaning it can be used to route traffic from one server to another. Nginx is open source software, meaning it is free to use. Is NGINX an HTTP server? NGINX is a high performance web … Read more

Server farm (Web farm, Web server farm)

A server farm (also known as a web farm or web server farm) is a collection of computer servers that are used to store, process and deliver data, content or applications. The term can also refer to the physical grouping of servers in a data center. A server farm may be used to provide the … Read more

Bandwidth test (testing your bandwidth)

A bandwidth test is a test that measures the amount of data that can be transferred between two points in a given period of time. This is usually done by measuring the time it takes to transfer a certain amount of data from one point to another. What is bandwidth testing? Bandwidth testing is the … Read more


A problem is defined as an issue that is preventing a network from functioning properly. This can be caused by a variety of issues, such as hardware or software faults, incorrect configurations, or incompatible devices. In order to resolve a problem, it is important to first identify the root cause. This can be done by … Read more

Ring network

A ring network is a network topology in which each node is connected to two other nodes in the network, forming a single continuous pathway for signals or data to travel around the network. Ring networks are typically used in Ethernet networks. What is meant by ring topology? A ring topology is a type of … Read more


A traceroute is a network administration tool used to determine the route taken by packets across an IP network. It involves sending ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) “echo request” packets to a destination host and listening for ICMP “echo reply” responses. The “echo request” packets are sent with gradually increasing time-to-live (TTL) values, starting with … Read more

Time-division multiplexing (TDM)

In communication systems, time-division multiplexing (TDM) is a method for transmitting and receiving independent signals over a common signal path by means of synchronized switches at each end of the transmission path that selectively connect the inputs to the outputs, one input being connected to each output in turn. This process is called time-switching. The … Read more

Employee monitoring

Employee monitoring is the process of tracking employee activity and productivity within an organization. This can be done through a variety of means, such as tracking employee login times, monitoring employee email usage, or tracking employee internet usage. Employee monitoring can help organizations to improve employee productivity, identify potential security threats, and compliance risks. What … Read more