What is MSS (Maximum Segment Size)?
MSS (maximum segment size) limits the size of packets, or small chunks of data, that travel across a network, such as the Internet. All data that travels over a network is broken up into packets. Packets have several headers attached to them that contain information about their contents and destination. MSS measures the non-header portion…Advertisements
What is DNS (Domain Name Server)?
The Domain Name System (DNS) is phone book for Internet. All computers on the Internet, from your smart phone or laptop to the servers that serve content for massive retail websites, find and communicate with one another by using numbers. These numbers are known as IP addresses. When you open a web browser and go…Advertisements
What is MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit)?
In networking, maximum transmission unit (MTU) is a measurement representing the largest data packet that a network-connected device will accept. MTU is measured in bytes — a “byte” is equal to 8 bits of information, meaning 8 ones and zeroes. 1,500 bytes is the maximum MTU size. What is Jumbo Frame? A jumbo frame is…Advertisements