Tablet Talk: Learn the Basics of CIDR and Netmasks in Ten Minutes

11m 38s

In this Tablet Talk, Will goes over CIDR notation, netmasks, and a little bit of binary. Listen in if you would like a better understanding of what something like means when you see it within your VPCs, subnets, and route tables.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to break up an IP address from decimal into binary
  • Understand how the netmask affects the number of available IP addresses

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone looking to get an understanding of CIDR and Netmasks.


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Senior Content Developer

William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.

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