GCSE Networks Flashcards

LAN
(Local area network) A network of computers connected over a small geographical area.
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WAN
(Wide area network) A network in which the computers connected can be over a large geographical area.
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Bus Topology
A network topology in which all of the various devices in the network are connected to a single cable or line (the backbone).
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Star topology
A network topology in which all nodes are individually connected to a central connection point, like a hub or a switch.
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Ring topology
A network topology in which device connections create a circular data path. Each networked device is connected to two others, like points on a circle.
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Mesh topology
A network topolgy where each computer and network device is directly interconnected with every other,
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(Wide area network) A network in which the computers connected can be over a large geographical area.

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WAN

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A network topology in which all of the various devices in the network are connected to a single cable or line (the backbone).

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Card 4

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A network topology in which all nodes are individually connected to a central connection point, like a hub or a switch.

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Card 5

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A network topology in which device connections create a circular data path. Each networked device is connected to two others, like points on a circle.

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