Computer Networks Lecture 4: Application Models and Protocols

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Which protocol is used for transferring files?

FTP

Which program is an example of an application run on the application layer for multi-user network interactions?

Network Games

What does SMTP stand for?

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

Which protocol is used for hypertext transfer?

HTTP

Which type of application layer program is associated with stored video streaming?

Streaming Stored Video

Which layer of the OSI model do application layer protocols belong to?

Application Layer

What distinguishes the Client-Server model from the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) model?

Presence of specific server and clients in Client-Server model

What is a characteristic of the Server in the Client-Server model?

Supports scaling

Which statement accurately describes the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) model?

Each peer has its own data

What is a characteristic of the Client in the Client-Server model?

May be intermittently connected

In which network model are peers capable of both requesting and responding to services?

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) model

What makes Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks generally less costly than Client-Server networks?

Intermittent connection of peers

Which type of network is generally suited for small networks with fewer than 10 computers?

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) network

What distinguishes the client process from the server process in the Peer-to-Peer model?

Client process initiates communication

How do processes in different hosts communicate in the Client-Server model?

By exchanging messages

What distinguishes the process communication in the Peer-to-Peer model from that in the Client-Server model?

Processes within the same host communicate

This quiz covers the content from Lecture 4 of Computer Networks, focusing on application models such as Client-Server and Peer-to-Peer, process communication, addressing processes, messaging properties, application requirements, transport layer protocols, application layer security, and references the book 'Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach' by Jim Kurose and Keith Ross.

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