Monday, May 25, 2015

Networking continued Page 3 - Star network

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Star network

This topology uses central hub to which all components are connected. Central hub is host computer & at the end of each connection is a terminal.


Star network


Disadvantage
A star n/w uses a significant amount of cable.

Advantage
Failure in 1 of the terminals does not affect any other terminal, failure of central hub affects all terminals.


Continued on Page 4 -Tree Network