Big Idea #6

The Internet pervades modern computing.

Learning Objectives:
6.1.1 Explain the abstractions in the Internet and how the Internet functions. [P3]
6.2.1 Explain characteristics of the Internet and the systems built on it. [P5]
6.2.2 Explain how the characteristics of the Internet influence the systems built on it. [P4]
6.3.1 Identify existing cybersecurity concerns and potential options to address these issues with the Internet and the systems built on it. [P1]


External Resources


The MapReduce Distributed Computing Pattern


Solving Problems With MapReduce

Getting Started With MapReduce!
Your First MapReduce: A Simple Sum-of-Squares (We did it for you.).
Your Second MapReduce: Alpha, the first word in the dictionary.
What kind of pattern was alpha?
Your Third MapReduce: Love, All the Beatles song titles with the word "love" in it.
What kind of pattern was Love?
Your Fourth MapReduce: WordCount, a count of the number of times words appears.
Extra for Experience: The Fifth MapReduce ... Google, building a Google-like index.

Internet under the Hood

Practice: Traceroute and Whois
Practice: Telnet
Practice: Ping and Speedtest
Practice: Internet and Privacy


Extra Resources


Learning Objectives © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved. Computer Science: Principles is a pilot course under development. It is not an official Advanced Placement course currently being offered by the College Board. This document is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, grant CNS‐0938336. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.