Computer networks

WAN
A wide area network is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance
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LAN
A local area network is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence or school etc.
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Bandwidth
Bandwidth is defined as the amount of data that can be transmitted in a fixed amount of time. For digital devices, the bandwidth is usually expressed in bits per second(bps) or bytes per second.
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Hardware
Gateways and routers are common pieces of hardware in the networking system.
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Client server network
A computer network in which one centralized, powerful computer (called the server) is a hub to which many less powerful personal computers or workstations (called clients) are connected.
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Peer to peer network
Peer-to-peer networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers. Peers are equally privileged participants in the application.
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A local area network is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence or school etc.

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LAN

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Bandwidth is defined as the amount of data that can be transmitted in a fixed amount of time. For digital devices, the bandwidth is usually expressed in bits per second(bps) or bytes per second.

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Gateways and routers are common pieces of hardware in the networking system.

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Card 5

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A computer network in which one centralized, powerful computer (called the server) is a hub to which many less powerful personal computers or workstations (called clients) are connected.

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