Know About Internet World
November 01, 2007
Internet word maybe not strange anymore particularly for people whose
activity everyday involved in this technology. This day many companies
that made internet as its main business, as a promotion media or just make
a company profile for public.
A Flash Internet History
Internet is a global computer network which can be enjoyed by all
people. First internet developed by US academism and military for research
needed (science) and intelligent in 1969. Known is ARPANET project. No long
after that ARPANET, developed be wider network then call internet.
late 80 decades, internet began spread out to world wide. Internet offering
many facilities like send e-mail, transfer file, chat even used to enjoy
video and audio, so it's not amazing if internet development and the user
number increase too.
Infrastructure you need in internet service is:
1. Computer can access it
2. Communication Network
GPRS operator GSM cellular service
Transfer data operator CDMA cellular service
Optic wires network
Electricity wires network
3. Modem (modulator demodulator)
4. Server computer online 24 hours to internet (ISP)
5. TCP/IP protocol
6. Application program to access it, like :
Web browser (Internet explorer, Netscape Communicator, Opera, etc)
E-mail client (Out look express, Eudora, etc)
Messenger (MNS Me3ssenger, Yahoo messenger, ICQ, mIRC, etc)
Audio video streaming player (Windows media player, Real player, Quick
time player, etc)
World Wide Web (WWW)
World Wide Web (WWW) and internet related one another. Internet is a global
computer network, while www not only a network but inside it. There are a
set communication application and software system which possessing
Generally placed on internet host and client
Generally using TCP/IP protocol
Follow client/server model
Enable client to access server with any protocol like HTML, FTP, Telnet,
Enable client to access information in any media, like text, audio and
Using Uniform Resource Locators (URL)
This www born in 1989 when a group of researchers want to make a new
protocol to distributed information in internet. This researcher decided a
new standard, then founded a consortium called W3C OR World Wide Web
consortium to continue that standard development. This W3C at last give
Web database basically same with other database system, is a process and
store data system that can be accessed by programming language. There for,
web database unlike conventional database that only for particularly
platform only, web database more general because can be accessed by web
application which most can run on any platform that developing with HTML tag
or it kind, server side programming like: PHP,
ASP, JSP, etc, and web server
application like: APACHE, IIS, PWS, etc.
Ability to integrating database in to application which accessed user using
this web browser made a database can be database web.
Web database can used to any necessity like trading necessity which can
providing goods stock data, transaction to negotiating product purchase and
sale known as e-commerce, beside that web database also can using as a web
base academic system or online education known as e-education.
Late this day, with internet media spread wide any where. Particularly in
Indonesia, with cyber café emerge every where, actually make many company
begin offering any of their product using this media.
Internet present although is still new industry in grow up phase, internet
has given strong conviction the importance of technology in reach a company
financial purpose trough business process modification and efficiency, with
using e-commerce. Internet ability to reach new costumer and reducing cost
significant to distribution and costumer service is gain for company with
shifting it circle commerce value to internet media.
Internet technology development quick changed made match strategy and
business model this day and maybe no more relevant to apply tomorrow. With
jump in web business, a company will get many luck, among is:
Company's image increase. Company's image is really important
thing. If a company has good image, automatically will be easy for them to
build up a relation.
Costumer service increasing. With showing information in detail
about goods on sale, costumers now no need calling to ask about a good
specification. With e-mail and download facility to a site also will help
costumer get support at product they want to buy.
Unlimited expansion. Because web not limited by geographic and
time, so a company can spread it wings as wide as can be to reach costumer
in world wide.
this competitive environment, beside good planning and realistic hope for
new technology, also need enough readiness infrastructures. Because of this
infrastructure has important role in business process to get maximal result.
Maybe we ask, what web education is? This education model is
education which benefiting internet technology, where education program held
process with far away class method.
This web base education program also known as Electronic Education
(E-education). It purpose formulated by far away holding college is noble
enough, that is giving service to public in area where has not that
education program until public can save money, particularly related with
accommodation cost for educating, even so this idea is noble along with
their effort to gain from that program held.
To do education model in this process of course need communication media
used to academic and teaching system. With present of the system need
database programming to managing and store that education program process.