Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Modern Ethernet, switches, and duplex, part of CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep (N10-006) Part 2: The Physical Network.
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- When 10BaseT came along it was a real game changer…for the networking industry.…Before 10BaseT came along…Ethernet was fighting with a lot of other standards…for the hearts and minds of networks all over the world.…But with 10BaseT we began to see the march of Ethernet…into the total world dominance that it enjoys today.…Now, 10BaseT's great, but technology moves forward…and the Ethernet people aren't…just sitting around doing anything.…So they came out with the next generation of Ethernet,…which was known as 100Base Ethernet.…
Now I need to warn you about a couple of things here;…First of all, I got a couple of network cards…in front of me.…Now this is a fiber optic card…and I will tell you that it's Ethernet,…but there's no way for you to look at this…and go is this 10Base, or 100Base, or even faster.…Same with this guy here, it's an RJ45 connection,…but is this 10Base, or 100Base, or even faster?…You can't tell simply by looking at them.…Once we understand that we can go ahead…and appreciate some aspects…
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