Networks

Networks - Network and World Wide Web, bytecode A network...

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Network and World Wide Web, bytecode A network is two or more computers that are connected so that data and resources can be shared.
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Point to Point connection -Each computer in a network could be directly connected to every other computer in the network -Adding a computer requires a new communication line for each computer already in the network -This technique is not practical for more than a few close machines
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Single Communication Line -Adding a new computer to the network is relatively easy -Network traffic must take turns using the line, which introduces delays -Often information is broken down in parts, called packets , which are sent to the receiving machine and then reassembled
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LAN(Local Area Networks) - A Local-Area Network (LAN) covers a small distance and a small number of computers -A LAN often connects the machines in a single room or building LAN
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WAN(Wide Area Networks) -A Wide-Area Network (WAN) connects two or more LANs, often over long distances -A LAN usually is owned by one organization, but a WAN often connects groups in different countries LAN LAN
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course CSE 71682 taught by Professor Nakamura during the Spring '10 term at ASU.

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