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Computer Networking


This is an advanced Computer Networking course that delves into the latest concepts and tools used by the CN industry.

This is an advanced Computer Networking course that delves into the latest concepts and tools used by the CN industry.

Last Updated March 4, 2022


No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

1 - Introduction

Lesson 2

2 - Architecture and Principles

Lesson 3

3 - Switching

Lesson 4

4 - Routing

Lesson 5

5 - Naming, Addressing & Forwarding

Lesson 6

5.1 - Router Design Basics

Lesson 7

5.2 - DNS

Lesson 8

6 - Congestion control & streaming

Lesson 9

7 - Rate Limiting and Traffic Shaping

Lesson 10

8 - Content Distribution

Lesson 11

9 - Software Defined Networking

Lesson 12

9.1 - Programming SDNs

Lesson 13

10 - Traffic Engineering

Lesson 14

11 - Network Security

Lesson 15

11.1 - Internet Worms

Lesson 16

11.2 - Spam

Lesson 17

11.3 Denial of Service Attacks

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Nick Feamster


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Joshua Valdez


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Computer Networking


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