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Network Loop Prevention with the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
By Sean Wilkins
Jun 30, 2015
Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator, examines the differences between the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and the more modern Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP).
Installation and Configuration of WAN Technologies
By Emmett Dulaney
Jun 22, 2015
This chapter from CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Exam Cram, 5th Edition covers characteristics and benefits of various WAN technologies, and explains how to install and configure equipment in the appropriate location using best practices.
VLAN Configuration Fundamentals and Commands
By Sean Wilkins
Jun 15, 2015
After becoming familiar with basic VLAN concepts, you need to learn how to configure your organization's networks and devices. Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator, discusses important concepts and commands you will use in setting up networks and getting devices to talk to each other.
Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: Campus Network Architecture
By Richard Froom, Erum Frahim
Jun 4, 2015
This chapter from Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) covers implementing VLANs and trunks in campus switched architecture, understanding the concept of VTP and its limitation and configurations, and implementing and configuring EtherChannel.
Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: Network Design Fundamentals
By Richard Froom, Erum Frahim
Jun 1, 2015
This chapter from Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) begins the journey of exploring campus network design fundamentals by focusing on a few core concepts around network design and structure and a few details about the architecture of Cisco switches.
Virtual vs. Physical LANs: Device Functionalities
By Sean Wilkins
May 29, 2015
If you have a good grasp of the basics of local access networks (LANs), it's time to step up your game. Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide, explores the concepts behind virtual LANs, how they differ from physical LANs, and why VLANs make sense for modern organizations.
Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: Fundamentals Review
By Richard Froom, Erum Frahim
May 27, 2015
This chapter from Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) covers the following basic switching topics as a review to CCNA: hubs and switches, bridges and switches, switches of today, broadcast domains, MAC addresses, the basic Ethernet frame format, basic switching function, VLANs, the Spanning Tree Protocol, trunking, port channels, and multilayer switching (MLS).
Basic Data Transmission in Networks: MAC Tables and ARP Tables
By Sean Wilkins
May 12, 2015
Bombarded with jargon, no wonder networking beginners get lost. Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator, explains some crucial terminology for anyone who needs to understand complex networking.
CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide: Authentication Policies
By Aaron Woland, Kevin Redmon
May 6, 2015
In this chapter from CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide, the authors discuss network authentication policies.
Collision Domains and Broadcast Domains = Apples and Oranges
By Sean Wilkins
May 5, 2015
Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator, doesn't approve of blurring collision domains and broadcast domains. Though these models are often taught together, modern technology has outpaced some of the ideas, and networking specialists who are new to the field need to distinguish between current terminology and outdated concepts.
Video: Oracle Certified Associate Exam: Identifying the Valid Targets of the Enhanced for Loop
By Simon Roberts
May 4, 2015
In this excerpt from Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer Exam (1Z0-803) Complete Video Course, Simon Roberts discusses what constitutes a valid target for the enhanced for loop.
Exam Profile: CompTIA Network+ N10-006
By Keith Barker
Apr 29, 2015
When you're working toward CompTIA Network+ certification, there is no such thing as being too prepared. Keith Barker, co-author of CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide, discusses how to get ready for exam day. Which topics require the most focus? What are the test questions like? This profile provides the details you need, including suggestions on books to read and how to practice for the test.
Video: Oracle Certified Associate Exam (1Z0 803): Understanding Basic Syntax of Overloaded Methods
By Simon Roberts
Apr 29, 2015
In this excerpt from Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer Exam (1Z0-803) Complete Video Course, Simon Roberts examines overloaded methods, which are methods that are defined within one class that have the same basic name.
Video: MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Exam 70 461: Demo Using Try and Catch Blocks
By Marilyn White
Apr 27, 2015
In this excerpt from MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-461) LiveLessons: Required Knowledge for SQL Server 2012 and 2014, Marilyn White demos using try and catch blocks.
Video: MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Exam 70 461: Using Date and Time Functions
By Marilyn White
Apr 22, 2015
In this video from MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-461) LiveLessons: Required Knowledge for SQL Server 2012 and 2014, Marilyn White looks at the date and time data types that are available in SQL Server 2012 and beyond.
Video: Introduction to MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Exam 70-461
By Marilyn White
Apr 20, 2015
In this excerpt from MCSA Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-461) LiveLessons: Required Knowledge for SQL Server 2012 and 2014, Marilyn White introduces her video course, which is aimed at providing you with the skills, knowledge and best practices to write and implement queries as well as help you pass the 70-461 exam, Querying Microsoft SQL Server, which is required for the MCSA certification.
Video: CCNA Data Center DCICT 640-916: Understanding Service Profiles
By Frank Dagenhardt
Apr 17, 2015
In this video excerpt from Cisco CCNA Data Center DCICT 640-916 LiveLessons: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies, Frank Dagenhardt discusses the purpose of a Cisco UCS Service Profile and how it reduces configuration errors and speeds deployment.
Video: LPIC-1 Exam 101 Linux Professional Institute Certification: Understanding Links and Inodes
By Sander van Vugt
Apr 16, 2015
In this excerpt from LPIC-1 (Exam 101) LiveLessons: Linux Professional Institute Certification, Sander van Vugt discusses the organization of the Linux file system, including links and inodes.
A VMware Administrator's Guide to Setting Up a DevOps Configuration Management Test Environment
By Trevor A. Roberts, Josh Atwell, Egle Sigler, Yvo van Doorn
Apr 13, 2015
Learn about the foundational tools that you will need to build your test environments. This chapter from DevOps for VMware Administrators covers environment provisioning with AutoLab and Vagrant, creating images with Packer, managing source code, and Git source code control.
Video: LPIC-1 Exam 101 Linux Professional Institute Certification: Managing Disk Quotas
By Sander van Vugt
Apr 13, 2015
In this excerpt from LPIC-1 (Exam 101) LiveLessons: Linux Professional Institute Certification, Sander van Vugt walks you through the complicated procedure of managing disk quotas.

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