In this chapter, you learned about computer networks, server's hardware and software, and Windows Server.
Specifically, in the Understanding Computer Networks section, you learned what a computer network is, and were introduced to different types of computer networks, computer network components, computer network architectures, and IP addressing and subnetting. Furthermore, in the Understanding servers section, you learned about server hardware and software; server sizes, form factors, and shapes; and Network Operating System (NOS). Finally, in the Understanding Windows Server section, you learned about the Windows Server timeline.
To make things interesting, the chapter included a chapter exercise that provided instructions on how to download Windows Server 2019 from the Evaluation Center portal. With the things you have learned in this chapter, you will be able to identify types of computer networks, network architectures, and IP addressing and subnetting. You'll also be able to identify key hardware components, and understand an NOS, and the Windows Server timeline.
In the following chapter, you will learning about Windows Server 2019 specifically.