Data communications refer to the transmission of this digital data between two or more computers and a computer network or data network is a telecommunications network that allows computers to exchange data. The physical connection between networked computing devices is established using either cable media or wireless media. The best-known computer network is the Internet.
This tutorial should teach you the basics of Data Communication and Computer Network (DCN) and will also take you through various advanced concepts related to Data Communication and Computer Network.
This tutorial has been prepared for computer science graduates to help them understand the basic to advanced concepts related to Data Communication and Computer Networking. After completing this tutorial you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise in Data Communication and Computer Networking from where you can take yourself to next levels.
Before you start proceeding with this tutorial, I'm making an assumption that you are already aware of basic computer concepts like what is keyboard, mouse, monitor, input, output, primary memory, and secondary memory, etc. If you are not well aware of these concepts then I will suggest going through our short tutorial on Computer Fundamentals.