This Chapter provides a thorough overview of content networking to establish a general context for the more detailed topics covered in the remaining chapters. The Chapter presents the overview by covering the following topics:<objective>
Definition of content networking—Gives a general definition of the field.</objective> <objective>
The underlying technologies—Defines content networking with respect to the Open System Interconnection (OSI) and TCP/IP protocol stacks.</objective> <objective>
Purpose and goals of content networking—Informs the reader of the motivation behind ...