Client Server Vs Peer to Peer Systems

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Definition of a Client Server?
This system is set up with a central server that stores all of the data and controls the use of all the workstations connected.
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Adv of Client Server: More efficient...?
More efficient/load tolerant for large networks.
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Adv of Client Server: Centrally...?
Centrally stored files are easier to find.
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Adv of Client Server: Back ups...?
Back ups and software installations can be done centrally.
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Adv of Client Server: Suitable for...?
Suitable for much larger networks (15+ computers).
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Dis of Client Server: More...?
More expensive- Servers are expensive.
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Dis of Client Server: One...?
One machine is more important than the others.
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Dis of Client Server: Need...?
Need a person with technical knowledge to manage the network.
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Dis of Client Server: If server...?
If server breaks down the network is unusable.
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Definition of a Peer to Peer Network?
A group of workstations networked together. No central server used. Each workstation communicates with eachother, data can be shared from one computer to another.
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Adv of Peer to Peer: Cost...?
Cost saving- No server is needed so all computers can be the same.
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Adv of Peer to Peer: Status...?
Status- All machines have the same status and rights.
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Adv of Peer to Peer: No network...?
No network manager is needed- All users take responsibility for the network.
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Adv of Peer to Peer: No reliance...?
No reliance on a server- No worry about the server breaking down.
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Dis of Peer to Peer: Poorer...?
Poorer security as resources are shared.
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Dis of Peer to Peer: Back ups...?
Back ups cannot be made centrally placing responsibility on all users to back up their own data.
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Dis of Peer to Peer: Harder to...?
Harder to find files which are not stored centrally.
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Dis of Peer to Peer: Network size...?
Network size- Only suitable for very small networks (15 or less)
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