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Client Server
A computer network in which one server is a hub to which many computers (called clients) are connected.
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Peer-to-Peer
A type of network where all computers on the network share responsibility and there is no one central server.
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LAN
A Local-area-network covers a small area (one site) , eg a school or a college.
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WAN
A Wide-area-network covers a large geographical area. eg the internet (a global network connecting millions of computers) or a network of bank cash dispensers
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Factors that affect performance of a Network
Bandwidth, number of users, wired connection, interference, physical obstruction
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Hardware in a Network
Wireless access points (connect a network wirelessly), routers (device for connecting devices together to form a network), switches (allow multiple devices to connect to the router), Network-interface-card
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A type of network where all computers on the network share responsibility and there is no one central server.

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Peer-to-Peer

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A Local-area-network covers a small area (one site) , eg a school or a college.

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A Wide-area-network covers a large geographical area. eg the internet (a global network connecting millions of computers) or a network of bank cash dispensers

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Bandwidth, number of users, wired connection, interference, physical obstruction

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