tcp Interview Questions

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Mar 6, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Staples:

“I was asked several TCP/IP general troubleshooting questions, as well as VPN troubleshooting questions.”


Oct 24, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Qualcomm:

“Take a random sequence of bits and perform source coding using Huffman code.
Write an optimization function for a 4 way traffic intersection, where vehicles are coming in from all directions. [Hint…”


Sep 10, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“Describe on a scale of 1 to 10 your familiarity with systems administration. Followup: which system call returns inode information? What signal does the "kill" command send by default ? How many IP…”


Sep 10, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“Describe on a scale of 1 to 10 your familiarity with TCP/IP?”


Jan 10, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at NAVTEQ:

“What is an ephemeral port?”


Apr 29, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Tektronix:

“why is TCP slow?”


Mar 1, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“A good example: "describe exactly what happens when you type 'telnet google.com 80' at a bash prompt, including shell interpretation, network connections".”


Jul 6, 2009

Interview Question for Member of Technical Staff IV at Juniper Networks:

“Given a binary tree, how would you write program for getting mirror image of tree in O(n) time? Is it possible ? Assume you have no constraints on space.”


Mar 11, 2009

Interview Question for Network Support Engineer at F5 Networks:

“Describe the process of making a TCP connection from a browser to a server through routers, switches, and a load balancer”


Feb 25, 2009

Interview Question for Network Engineer at Amazon.com:

“Describe the various transitions encompassed in the TCP state transition diagram.”